Name details

Bolinder Bluff

Bolinder Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Bolinder Bluff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 122682

Feature type: Bluff (2f)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Prominent bluff crowned by three buttresses of dark grey and light brown rock, overlooking Venus Bay 3 mi SE of False Round Point on the N coast of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The feature was known to sealers using the anchorage at nearby Esther Harbor in the 1820's. It was charted and named by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1937 when the breakdown of the "Bolinder" boat engine caused 6 men to be marooned for 9 days on the beach at the foot of the bluff.

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Location

Latitude:
61° 56' 00.0" S
- 61.93333°
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Longitude:
57° 58' 00.0" W
- 57.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1960

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