Name details

Edinburgh Hill

Edinburgh Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Edinburgh Hill  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108633

Feature type: Hill

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c. 120m and forming N entrance point of Moon Bay, Livingston Island, was photographed by Ferguson in 1913-14, and named after Edinburgh, Scotland (Ferguson, 1921, p.44 and Fig. 1 following p.55; [described as standing on a small island in McFarlane Strait] Tyrrell, 1921, p.66; [described as lying in the cove to N] USHO, 1943, p.98); charted by DI in 1935 and renamed descriptively High Point (Nelson and others, chart, 1935b; BA, 1942, p.42; chart 1774, 9.vii.1948; APC, 1955, p.12). Cerro Edimburgo ([incorrectly referring to Inott Point (q.v.)] Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948; [correctly indicated] Argentina. MM, 1953, p.222; Pierrou, 1970, p.335). Punta High (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Colina Edimburgo, roughly placed to N of present feature (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Punta Alta [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.198b; Pierrou, 1970, p.161; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.112). Punta Edimburgo (Cordini, 1955, p.162). Following air photography by FIDASE, 1956-57, the original name Edinburgh Hill was re-applied (APC, 1959a, p.6; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Morro de Edimburgo (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.107). Morro Edimburgo (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.107; IHA, 1974, p.112).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 32' 30.3" S
- 62.54175°
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Longitude:
60° 01' 08.1" W
- 60.01892°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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