Sirius Knoll (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Sirius Knoll (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Knoll
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 1010m on the S side of Russell West Glacier, Trinity Peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in August 1946 and, in association with Mount Canicula (q.v.), named after Sirius, the dog star, whose appearance according to classical writers always caused great heat upon the Earth; it was in the vicinity of this feature that a FIDS sledge party first saw the returning sun in the spring of 1948 (APC, 1955, p.19; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974); further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1959-60.
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