Sheridan Bluff

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Sheridan Bluff (86°53′S 153°30′W / 86.883°S 153.500°W / -86.883; -153.500Coordinates: 86°53′S 153°30′W / 86.883°S 153.500°W / -86.883; -153.500) is an Antarctic bluff at the south side of the junction of Poulter Glacier and Scott Glacier, 2 miles (3.2 km) east-southeast of Mount Saltonstall, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Mapped by United States Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Michael F. Sheridan, Professor of Geology, Arizona State University, a member of a United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) field party in this area during the 1978-79 season.


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Sheridan Bluff" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).