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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9726

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): The abrupt rock cliffs that overlook George VI Sound between the Armstrong and Conchie Glaciers, in west Palmer Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Donald J. McLaughlin, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), Officer-in-Charge of Palmer Station in 1970. The steep cliffs provide nesting sites for a colony of Snow Petrels (Pagodroma nivea).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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