Soyuz-17 Cliff

Soyuz-17 Cliff (79°31′S 159°8′E / 79.517°S 159.133°E / -79.517; 159.133Coordinates: 79°31′S 159°8′E / 79.517°S 159.133°E / -79.517; 159.133) is a prominent rock cliff, 3.5 nautical miles (6 km) long, on the north side of Carlyon Glacier in the Cook Mountains. The cliff is 4 nautical miles (7 km) west-northwest of Cape Murray and rises to c. 500 metres (1,600 ft). Named after the Soviet spacecraft Soyuz 17 of January 17, 1975.

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