Palais Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Palais Bluff (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Bluff (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:
An ice-free coastal bluff rising to over 400 m between the terminus of Shearwater Glacier and Quaternary Icefall in NW Ross Island. The bluff overlooks Wohlschlag Bay. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by US-ACAN (2000) after Julie Palais, Program Manager for Glaciology, Office of Polar Programs, NSF. As a Ph.D. student at Ohio State University, collected snow samples and short ice core on Ross Island to examine the volcanic record. She has made many trips to Antarctica.
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