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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Feature type: Peak
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 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).
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