Name details

Buskirk Bluffs

Buskirk Bluffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buskirk Bluffs  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112904

Feature type: Bluff (2f)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A sheer rock bluff on the western side of Neilsen Glacier, about one miles south of Nielson Fjord. The bluffs extend for approximately five miles. Named by ANARE after Major H Buskirk, USAF, official American observer with the ANAR Expedition, 1962, which explore this area.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 47' 00.0" S
- 70.78333°
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Longitude:
165° 39' 00.0" E
165.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

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Approval status

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