Name details

Hill Bay

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109312

Feature type: Bay

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

between Spallanzani Point and Mitchell Point, E Brabant Island, was roughly surveyed by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1951-52, and further surveyed by FIDS from Norsel in April 1955; named after Lieut. Cdr Leonard Charles Hill, RNR (b. 1908), who served with DI as a ship's officer in William Scoresby, 1931, and in Discovery II, 1931-33, 1933-35, (in command) 1935-37 and 1937-39 (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 10' 00.0" S
- 64.16667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 09' 00.0" W
- 62.15000°
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Sep-1957

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