Name details

Mayer Hills

Mayer Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Mayer Hills  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110054

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. 900m E of Prospect Glacier, Fallières Coast, were roughly surveyed by BGLE, 1936-37 (Stephenson, 1940, map facing p.232); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in November 1958; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Tobias Mayer (1723-62), German mathematician who constructed a series of lunar tables for determining longitude, published by the British Admiralty in 1755 (APC, 1962, p.21; DOS 610 sheet W 69 66, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
69° 35' 00.0" S
- 69.58333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 06' 00.0" W
- 67.10000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
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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