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Mahalak Bluffs: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Mahalak Bluffs 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): Mahalak Bluffs

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9284

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3833333

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A discontinuous line of bluffs, 2 mi long, on the N side of Solberg Inlet, Bowman Coast. The bluffs rise to c. 500 m, E of Robillard Glacier, forming part of the SW coast of Joerg Peninsula. The feature was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, Nov. 21, 1935, and was mapped from these photographs by W.L.G. Joerg. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1977 for Lieutenant Lawrence W. Mahalak, Jr., (MC) U.S. Navy (USN), Medical Officer, Palmer Station, Operation Deep Freeze, 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Mahalak Bluffs 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 Mahalak Bluffs should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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