Sykes Cliffs (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sykes Cliffs (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Cliff
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Rising to over 300 m a.s.l. W-E then N-S trending cliffs extending from 3 km WSW of Dreadnought Point to 3 km SSW of Dreadnought Point, facing Shrove Cove to the north and Croft Bay to the east, James Ross Island. Named after Dr Mark Adrian Sykes (b.1964); geologist, BAS and Nottingham University, 1986-1989; whose work formed a major step forward in understanding the stratigraphy, volcanology and geochemistry of the volcanic group.
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