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 New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
An ice-free coastal bluff rising to over 400m between the terminus of Sheathbill Glacier and Quaternary Icefall in northwest Ross Island. The bluff overlooks Wohlschlag Bay. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-ME13
At the instance of P.R. Kyle, named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (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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