Name details

Horney Bluff

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 217

Feature type: Bluff

Origin

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

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A conspicious rock bluff about 28 km long, extending eastwards along the northern side of Byrd Glacier from Merrick Glacier towards Cape Kerr. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named by USACAN after Capt. H.R. Horney, USN, Chief of Staff to Admiral Byrd on USN Operation Highjump (1946-47).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
80° 09' 00.0" S
- 80.15000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
159° 40' 00.1" E
159.66670°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
27-Aug-1975

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