Poisson Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Poisson 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 c. 80m NE of Guesalaga Peninsula (q.v.), Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted by CAE in 1947, when the name Poisson (Vila Labra, 1947, map p.201) or Promontorio Poisson (Chile DNH chart 500, 1951) was applied to the area between the hill and Ash Point, after Capt (C) Maurice Poisson E. (Bob Island, q.v.), assistant to the Captain of the frigate Iquique and signing officer of the official act of inauguration of the Chilean Navy station "Arturo Prat" nearby (Vila Labra, 1947, p.190). Cerro Poisson (Chile. DNH chart, 1962, p.99; IHA, 1974, p.229). Cabezo Poisson (Chile. DNH chart 1405, 1963). Poisson Promontory (Fuenzalida, 1964, map Fig. 1, p.48). The hill was charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Poisson Hill (BA, 1965, p.31; chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.5). Promontorio Sub Teniente Poisson, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.229).
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