Platt Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Platt Cliffs (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cliff
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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rising to c. 100m between Goulden Cove and Monsimet Cove, Ezcurra Inlet, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, following geological work by BAS, 1975-76, were named after Eric Platt (1926-48), FIDS Base Leader and geologist, "Admiralty Bay", February-November 1948, who died from exhaustion and exposure in the vicinity of Ternyck Needle while returning from an excursion to Penguin Island, 8 November 1948, and whose grave is marked by a cross near the British station on Keller Peninsula (APC, 1980, p.5). Cytadela, so called by PAE after the Warsaw Citadel, a sacred place of Polish resistance against invaders (Birkenmajer, 1979b, map Fig.3, p.3).
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