Name details

Wilson Bluff

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 133752

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

Large, rather flat-topped rock outcrop at the S end of Lambert Glacier, 16 mi WNW of Mount Borland. This feature is 5 sq. mi in area and has a tail of moraine extending NE for several miles. Plotted from air photos taken by ANARE in 1956 and visited by an airborne field party led by G.A. Knuckey in October 1958. Named by ANCA for Flight Lt. H.O. Wilson, RAAF, pilot at Mawson Station in 1958.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
74° 20' 00.0" S
- 74.33333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 47' 00.0" E
66.78333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images


©National Mapping 1973
Catalogue id
IA16555
Caption
Aerial photo of Wilson Bluff. CAS3997/Run5/Frame128/
Photographer
National Mapping

Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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