Name details

Molnia Bluff

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 135686

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.

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Narrative

A steep bluff rising to 1750 m and extending west-east for 1.5 km at the south-east end of Parker Mesa, Clare Range, Victoria Land. The elevation drops to 1350 m at the foot of the bluff. Named by US-ACAN (2005) after Bruce Franklin Molnia, USGS geologist who conducted seismic studies in the Southern Ocean and Antarctic marginal seas from R.V. Eltanin, 1965-66; Acting Executive Director of the Polar Research Board of the National Research Council, National Academy of Sciences, 1985-87; Chief, International Polar Programs, USGS, 1987-2002; Research Geologist, USGS, 2002-05.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 16' 09.0" S
- 77.26917°
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Longitude:
160° 57' 30.0" E
160.95833°
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Altitude:
1750 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Sep-2005

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