Name details

Two Step Cliffs

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111700

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 665 m on George VI Sound E of Mars Glacier, E Alexander Island, were photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from air photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); roughly surveyed from the ground by BGLE in October 1936 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); seen from the air by USAS in 1940-41, when the name Two Step Mountains was applied descriptively to an ill-defined feature in c.71°50'S 68°50'W (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942); further photographed from the air by RARE in 1947, when the name Table Mountain was applied to the coastal feature defined above (Ronne, 1945, photograph p.18). Following resurvey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1949, the name Two Step Cliffs was applied to the coastal feature ([in 71°54'S 68°13'W] APC, 1955, p.21; USHO chart 6638, 1956; [co-ordinates corrected] DOS 610 sheet W 71 68, 1960; APC, 1977, p.33). Skaly Tu-Step-Klifs (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 53' 00.0" S
- 71.88333°
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Longitude:
68° 16' 30.0" W
- 68.27500°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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