Name details

Sykes Cliffs

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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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135385

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

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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Location

Latitude:
64° 00' 00.0" S
- 64.00000°
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Longitude:
57° 50' 00.0" W
- 57.83333°
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Altitude:
300 m
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Map

Source

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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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