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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Feature type: Hill
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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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).
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