Name details

Melbourne Bluff

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 178

Feature type: Bluff

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer.

Narrative

A rock bluff on the eastern side of the head of the Downes Glacier, Heard Island.

Named For

The name was applied by the ANARE party of 1948 after Melbourne, Victoria.

Location

Latitude:
53° 02' 25.1" S
- 53.04031°
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Longitude:
73° 31' 55.2" E
73.53200°
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Altitude:
450 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
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:
21-Oct-1952

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