Name details

Förster Cliffs

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108876

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

Cliffs located ENE of Stark Point, running E-W for 4 km and rising to 550 m in northern James Ross Island. Named after Reinhard Förster (1935-87), West German geologist from the University of Munich, who was a member of the BAS field party to the area, 1985-86 (APC, 1988).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 00' 07.0" S
- 64.00194°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 34' 40.0" W
- 57.57778°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Feb-1988

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