Name details

Sperm Bluff

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131987

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.

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Narrative

A prominent dark bluff, 3 mi long and over 1,000 m high, forming the NE extremity of Clare Range, in Victoria Land. Charted and named by the BrAE, 1910-13. When viewed from the E, the N face of the bluff suggests the blunt head of a sperm whale.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 05' 00.0" S
- 77.08333°
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Longitude:
161° 36' 00.0" E
161.60000°
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Altitude:
1000 m
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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