Megalestris Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Megalestris 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to 35m on Petermann Island, Graham Coast, was charted by FAE, 1908-10, a cairn with plaque being erected; named Colline des Mégalestris after McCormick's skua (Catharacta maccormicki, formerly Megalestris maccormicki) (Charcot, 1910, p.150 and map facing p.152). Megalastris [sic] Hill (BA, 1930, p.86). Colline de Megalestris (France. SHM, 1937, p.407). Colina Megalestris (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.289; Pierrou, 1970, p.514). Megalestris Hill (APC, 1955, p.15; BA, 1961, p.173). The hill was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Prospect Point", 1957-58.
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