Name details

Hoskins Peak

Hoskins Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hoskins Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109389

Feature type: Peak

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. 900m in S Pourquoi Pas Island, was apparently not sighted during a survey of the area by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-50; photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island" and "Stonington Island", 1956-59; incorrectly identified with Contact Peak (q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.3); later named Hoskins Peak after Arthur Keith Hoskins (b. 1935), FIDS geologist, "Stonington Island", 1958-59, and "Horseshoe Island", 1959-60 (APC, 1962, p.17; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 46' 00.0" S
- 67.76667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 37' 00.0" W
- 67.61667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
31-Aug-1962

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