Name details

Vanhøffen Bluff

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 180

Feature type: Bluff

Origin

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

Narrative

A bluff on the north east coast of the Laurens Peninsula, Heard Island. Drygalski used the name Kap Vanhvffen after Professor E. Vanhvffen, zoologist of Gauss and one of the landing party, 3 February 1902. Since there is no well-marked cape in the position marked, the name has been transferred to the bluff. Drygalski used the name Kap Vanhvffen after Professor E. Vanhvffen, zoologist of Gauss and one of the landing party, 3 February 1902.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
53° 00' 16.9" S
- 53.00469°
Accurate to 50m
Longitude:
73° 20' 59.5" E
73.34986°
Accurate to 50m
Altitude:
200 m
Unknown precision

Images


©AAD, Copyright Commonwealth of Australia 1970
Catalogue id
1867A4
Photographer
Gooley, Keith W

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
World View 23/3/2008 Satellite Cat ID 1958
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
1:5000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
Worldview
Remote sensing:
World View 23/3/2008 Satellite Cat ID 1958

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
21-Oct-1952

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