Name details

Elton Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108672

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 1000m SE of Mikkelsen Bay, FalliƩres Coast, was photographed from the air by RARE, 27 November 1947, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after John Elton, English inventor of the artificial horizon, as applied to quadrants and sextants, in 1732 (APC, 1962, p.12; DOS 610 sheet W 68 66, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 50' 00.0" S
- 68.83333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 35' 00.0" W
- 66.58333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Aug-1962

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