Hjort Massif (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hjort Massif (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Massif
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:
part of Wilson Mountains on S side of Hilton Inlet, Black Coast, rising to c. 1000m, was photographed from the air by USN, 1968-69, surveyed from the ground by BAS from "Stonington Island", 1974-75, and mapped from air photographs by USGS; in association with the names of Antarctic marine biologists grouped in this area, named after Johan Hjort (1869-1948), Professor of Marine Biology, University of Oslo, 1920-39; Chairman of the first Norwegian Whaling Committee in 1924, and of the International Whaling Committee, 1926-39 (USGS sketch map Palmer Land (North Part), 1979; APC, 1980, p.4).
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