Name details

Astro Cliffs

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 121975

Feature type: Cliff (2f)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Rock cliffs 60 m high, situated at the SE extremity of Churchill Peninsula, 6 mi NE of Cape Alexander on the E coast of Graham Land. Surveyed by the FIDS in 1955, they mark the most southerly point of the survey. The UK-APC name arose from the astronomical fix obtained near the summit which was essential for the control of the survey traverse.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 40' 00.0" S
- 66.66667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 26' 00.0" W
- 62.43333°
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Altitude:
60 m
Unknown precision

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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:
1-Jan-1963

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