Earth:Tophet Bastion

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Tophet Bastion (60°42′S 45°17′W / 60.7°S 45.283°W / -60.7; -45.283Coordinates: 60°42′S 45°17′W / 60.7°S 45.283°W / -60.7; -45.283) is a conspicuous ice-capped rock wall, 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) long, with an apron of talus. It stands 1 nautical mile (1.9 km) east of Saunders Point on the south coast of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. Roughly surveyed in 1933 by DI personnel. The name, which is biblical, was applied by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) following their survey of 1948-49.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Tophet Bastion" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Bastion was the original source. Read more.