Neumayer Cliffs

Neumayer Cliffs (German: Neumayersteilwand,73°7′S1°45′W / 73.117°S 1.750°W / -73.117; -1.750 ) is a series of abrupt rock cliffs forming the northeast end of Kirwan Escarpment in Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition under Alfred Ritscher, 1938–39, and named for German geophysicist Georg von Neumayer. Surveyed by the Norwegian-British-Swedish Antarctic Expedition (NBSAE), 1949–52.


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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document: "Neumayer Cliffs". (content from the Geographic Names Information System