Tombaugh Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Tombaugh Cliffs (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:
Ice-free cliffs which stand at the N side of the mouth of Pluto Glacier and face George VI Sound, on the E side of Alexander Island. Photographed from the air by the RARE, 1947-48; surveyed by FIDS, 1948-50. The naming by the UK-APC continues the astronomy related or celestial theme displayed in the toponymy of this area. Clyde W. Tombaugh, American astronomer at Lowell Observatory, discovered the planet Pluto in 1930.
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