Poynter Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Poynter 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 950m SE of Cape Kjellman, Trinity Peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1948; named after Midshipman (later Cdr) Charles William Poynter, RN (?1802-70), who, while officially serving in HMS Andromache, accompanied Bransfield as Master's Mate and Second-in-Command of HM hired brig Williams to the Antarctic, 1819-20, when the NW coast of Graham Land was first sighted (BA chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.17; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cerro Poynter (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961). Colina PoynterDNH chart 1500, 1963; IHA, 1974, p.230).
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