Name details

Callisto Cliffs

Callisto Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Callisto Cliffs  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108057

Feature type: Cliff

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to 550m on S side of Jupiter Glacier, George VI Sound, Alexander Island, following surveys by BAS, 1962-73, were named after Callisto, one of the satellites of the planet Jupiter, in association with the names of other planets and their satellites in this area (APC, 1975, p.3; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/14, 2-DOS 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 01' 00.0" S
- 71.01667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 20' 00.0" W
- 68.33333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
20-Dec-1974

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