Name details

Keystone Cliffs

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109614

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 c. 250m between Mercury Glacier and Venus Glacier, Alexander Island, on W side of George VI sound, were roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936 and resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948; so named because the geological structures revealed in the cliffs provided the key to the general tectonic structure of the area (Fuchs, 1951a, map p.400 and p.406; APC, 1955, p.13; DOS sheet W 71 68, 1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 34' 00.0" S
- 71.56667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 14' 00.0" W
- 68.23333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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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:
31-Mar-1955

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