Name details

Succession Cliffs

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111454

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 S of Pluto Glacier on George VI Sound, Alexander Island, were probably sighted by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935; roughly surveyed by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1948 and so named because of the geological succession exposed in the cliffs (APC, 1955, p.20; USHO chart 6638, 1956; DOS 610 sheet W 71 68, 1960). Skaly Sekseshen-Klifs (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 10' 00.0" S
- 71.16667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 15' 00.0" W
- 68.25000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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