Name details

Koci Cliffs

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139703

Feature type: Cliff

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

Arcuate cliffs, 2424m, standing 2km south of Colwell Massif in Victoria Land. The cliffs trend west-southwest to east-northeast across the head of Waddington Glacier and locally mark the divide between glaciers flowing north to Ferrar Glacier or south to Skelton Glacier. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Bruce R. Koci, Polar Ice Coring Office (PICO), University of Nebraska-Lincoln, an authority in ice drilling with broad experience for many years in Antarctica and Greenland. He provided support to the Antarctic Muon and Neutrino Detection Array (AMANDA) at the South Pole, 1993-2001, and to other parts of the U.S. Antarctic Program through the 2004-05 field season.

Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 30.6" S
-78.07517°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 34' 23.3" E
161.57315°
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Altitude:
2395 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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