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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Holmes Block (USA) 78° 13' 00.0" S 161° 35' 00.0" E Massif
Name ID: 126635 Place ID: 6519

A blocklike bluff, rising to 1,855 m at the W side of Ruecroft Glacier, 2 mi W of Cooke Bluff, in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1994 after John W. Holmes, cartographer, USGS Branch of Special Maps, 1951-77, a specialist in Antarctic mapping; from 1977, assigned to USGS Mapping Applications Center.

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