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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9819

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
53° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 32' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -53.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.5333333

Elevation (see definition): 385

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): Rocky bluff, 385 m, standing 1.3 mi S of Cape Bidlingmaier and protruding above the ice-covered slopes at the N side of Heard Island. The feature was surveyed in 1948 by the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) and so named by them because it trends roughly ENE in the general direction of Melbourne, Australia, the home headquarters of the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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