Name details

Carruthers Cliff

Carruthers Cliff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Carruthers Cliff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108100

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

Cliff, rising to c. 180 m, forming SSE flank of Vauréal Peak, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Following the discovery of fossilised wood and leaf remains near the base of the cliff in Feb.1996, named in association with other Quaternary scientists in the area after Robert George Carruthers (1880-1965), English stratigrapher and invertebrate palaeontologist; Quaternary geologist with British Geological Survey and originator of the undermelt theory for British glacial deposits (GBR text 1996).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 10' 56.2" S
- 62.18228°
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Longitude:
58° 17' 21.2" W
- 58.28922°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Feb-1998

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