Name details

Prior Cliff

Prior Cliff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Prior Cliff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 134341

Feature type: Cliff (2f)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A cliff between 1000m and 1200m extending east north-east from Mount Dick, Churchill Mountains. Named after Stuart Prior, a senior public servant with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Trade with previous involvement in Antarctic Treaty administration, who led New Zealand's Antarctic Policy Unit for several years and has actively worked against illegal sub-Antarctic fishing.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
80° 47' 00.0" S
-80.78333°
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Longitude:
158° 50' 00.0" E
158.83333°
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Altitude:
1200 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Feb-2003

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