Hyperion Nunataks (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hyperion Nunataks (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Nunatak
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. 600m S of Saturn Glacier, SW Alexander Island, were photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935, and roughly mapped from the photographs (Joerg, 1937, map facing p.444); further photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in December 1949; named in association with the glacier, Hyperion being one of the satellites of Saturn ([in 72°04'S 68°54'W] APC, 1955, p.12; DCS 601 sheet W 72 68, 1956; [co-ordinates corrected] BAS 250P sheet SS 19-21/1, 1-DOS 1974; APC, 1977, p.17); remapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959.
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