Sanctuary Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sanctuary 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to c. 150m on N side of Snow Hill Island, were surveyed by SwAE in 1902-03 and called from their position on the island Mittelnunatak [=middle nunatak] (Nordenskjöld, 1911b, Karte 3); resurveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in September 1952 and named Sanctuary Cliffs, because they face N into the sun and provide shelter from the prevailing SW winds (APC, 1958, p.6; DOS 610 sheet W6456, 1961). Middle Nunatak (Howarth, 1958, p.8).
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