Carruthers Cliff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Carruthers Cliff (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cliff (2f)
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:
Prominent sub-vertical rock cliffs forming the SSE flank of Vaureal Peak. The cliffs extend inland about 1,900-2,300 ft, rising to about 180 m above sea level. Fossilized wood and leaf remains were discovered near the base of these cliffs in 1996. Named for Robert George Carruthers (1880-1965), an English stratigrapher, invertebrate palaeontologist, and quaternary geologist with the British Geological Survey. He was the originator of the undermelt theory in which British glacial deposits resulted from a single glacial advance.
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