Lewis Cliff

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Lewis Cliff (84°17′S 161°5′E / 84.283°S 161.083°E / -84.283; 161.083Coordinates: 84°17′S 161°5′E / 84.283°S 161.083°E / -84.283; 161.083) is an irregular cliff, about 12 nautical miles (22 km) long, extending south from Mount Achernar along the west side of Walcott Neve, Antarctica. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Richard E. Lewis, a U.S. Navy Aviation Electronics Technician, who was injured during Operation Deep Freeze II, 1956–57.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Lewis Cliff" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).