Name details

Lancaster Hill

Lancaster Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lancaster Hill  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 109716

Feature type: Hill

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. 600m at head of Collins Bay, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of vitamin research grouped in this area, named after Sir James Lancaster (d. 1618), English navigator of the East India Company, who was responsible in 1601 for the first regular use of fruit juice to prevent scurvy in ships (APC, 1959a, p.8; BA chart 3573, 26.viii.1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 21' 00.0" S
- 65.35000°
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Longitude:
63° 58' 00.0" W
- 63.96667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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