Name details

Gamma Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108960

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. 350m on W side of Fridtjof Sound, Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, following surveys by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-61, was so named in reference to the intensive geophysical work carried out in this area in 1959-60, x3 [gamma] being the former unit of magnetic intensity taken as 10 - 5 gauss (APC, 1964, p.3; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1973).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 34' 00.0" S
- 63.56667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
56° 48' 00.0" W
- 56.80000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
12-Feb-1964

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