Name details

Williamson Bluff

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133736

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

A flat-topped bluff more than 1,000 m high near the head of Trail Inlet on the E coast of Graham Land. The upper part of the bluff is snow topped, but the sides are steep and rocky. The bluff extends from the E side of Bills Gulch, 4 mi NE of Mount Shelby. First photographed from aircraft by personnel of USAS on a flight of Sept. 28, 1940. Named by UK-APC after the Rev. William Williamson (1804-75), British mathematician and lawyer who made one of the earliest measurements of the surface flow of a glacier, in Switzerland, 1844.

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Location

Latitude:
68° 05' 00.0" S
- 68.08333°
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Longitude:
65° 42' 00.0" W
- 65.70000°
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1976

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