Name details

Limmershin Cliffs

Limmershin Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Limmershin Cliffs  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135292

Feature type: Cliff

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

S side of Holluschickie Bay, James Ross Island, cliff extending WSW-ESE for c. 2 km then turning SE for another 2 km before vanishing under snow and ice inland. Cliff face approx.100 m high. Named after Limmershin, the winter wren in Rudyard Kipling's The Jungle Book, in association with similar names in the area.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 00' 00.0" S
- 64.00000°
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Longitude:
58° 12' 45.0" W
- 58.21250°
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Altitude:
100 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1906

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