Hitchcock Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hitchcock Heights (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Heights
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:
rising to 1800m between Maitland Glacier and Apollo Glacier, S of Mobiloil Inlet, Bowman Coast, were photographed from the air by Wilkins, 20 December 1928; by Ellsworth, 21 November 1935; and by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1947. The highest part of the feature was named Mount Hitchcock after Dr Charles Baker Hitchcock (b.1906), Director of the AGS from 1953, who using the 1928 and 1935 photographs assisted in constructing the first reconnaissance map of the area (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444) (USHO chart 6639, 1955). Following further survey by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1958, the feature was renamed Hitchcock Heights (APC, 1962, p.16; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963). Gora Khitchkok (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).
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