Name details

Rimington Bluff

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 202

Feature type: Bluff

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

A rock bluff at the southern end of the Mawson Escarpment, just south of Tingey Glacier. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1956, 1960 and 1973. Named after G.R.L. Rimington, (then) Assistant Director, of the (then) Division of National Mapping, Australian Department of National Development, 1961-66.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
73° 35' 23.0" S
- 73.58972°
Accurate to 200m
Longitude:
68° 22' 18.0" E
68.37167°
Accurate to 200m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E133_CIR_432_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:30000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
27-Nov-1973

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