Porro Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Porro Bluff (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bluff
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to 2250m on Arctowski Peninsula, Danco Coast, E of Danco Island, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry grouped in this area, named after Ignazio Porro (1795-1875), Italian engineer who, in 1851, invented a prism combination which was important in the development of stereo-plotting instruments (APC, 1960, p.6).
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