Name details

Shear Cliff

Shear Cliff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Shear Cliff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 114368

Feature type: Cliff (2f)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The first prominent rock cliff on the west side of Hallett Peninsula, to the south of Hallett Station and Seabee Hook. Named by the NZGSAE, 1957-58, for Dr J Shear, US meteorologist, and scientific leader at the station in 1957, the first year of its operation.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
72° 19' 00.0" S
- 72.31667°
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Longitude:
170° 10' 00.0" E
170.16667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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