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Magnetite Bluff: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Magnetite Bluff in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Magnetite Bluff

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9276

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -51.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A bluff 2 mi NE of Mount Stephens on the W side of Saratoga Table, Forrestal Range (q.v.). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1979, at the suggestion of Arthur B. Ford and following U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geological work in the area, from the extensive occurrences of magnetite in the gabbro of this area which cause large magnetic anomalies over the Forrestal Range.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Magnetite Bluff in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Magnetite Bluff should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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