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Orford Cliff Refuge — History

Location of Refuge — Orford Cliff

Orford Cliff

(Also known as Johnston’s Point)

Position: Lat. 66° 55′ S, Long. 66° 30′ W
General location: Orford Cliff, Lallemand Fjord, Loubet Coast


Survey and geology.


Intermittently 21 February 1957 – 10 January 1959.

Used as a satellite hut for personnel based at Detaille Island (Station W).

Current Status

Demolished and removed 25 March 1997. Only concrete foundations remain.