Name details

Fault Bluff

Fault Bluff (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Fault Bluff  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140027

Feature type: Bluff

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 notable rock bluff rising to c.2320m, 16km northeast of Mount Longhurst in the Cook Mountains. Feature shown on: NZMS 166 ST57-60/13 (Dec 1965)

Named For

The feature was visited in the 1957-58 season by members of the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. They applied the name which presumably refers to a geological fault at the bluff.

Location

Latitude:
79° 18' 14.3" S
-79.30398°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
157° 39' 33.9" E
157.65942°
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Altitude:
2163 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-May-2018

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