Name details

McLeod Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110084

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 1790m at head of Northeast Glacier, Fallières Coast, was roughly surveyed by BGLE in 1936 (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.432); resurveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1946 and named after Kenneth Alexander McLeod (b. 1923), FIDS general assisant, "Port Lockroy", 1945-46; meteorological observer, Stonington Island", 1946-47, who in July-December 1947, with a member of RARE, occupied a meteorological station on the plateau at an altitude of 1700m, E of the hill (APC, 1955, p.14; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955). Glacier Dome, The Dome, as rejected names (USBGN, 1956, p.209).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 05' 00.0" S
- 68.08333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 29' 00.0" W
- 66.48333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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