Name details

Godwin Cliffs

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109054

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.

Narrative

Prominent NNE-facing cliff extending WNW-ESE for approx. 1km, S of Falbellum Bastion, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Named after Sir Harry Godwin (1901-1985) in association with other Quaternary Scientists in the area. English botanist and Fellow of the Royal Society. Director, Department of Quaternary Research, Cambridge University, 1948-1966. Honorary member of the International Union for Quaternary Research. (APC, 1998).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 08' 15.3" S
- 62.13758°
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Longitude:
58° 10' 06.4" W
- 58.16844°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
23-Apr-1998

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