Name details

Stokes Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111410

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 270m E of South Bay, Doumer Island (q.v.), Palmer Archipelago, was called by AEE Monte Teniente [=mount lieutenant] (Argentina. MM chart AA, [1949-50]) or Pelado [= bare] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.270a, upper photograph); used as a triangulation point by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit in December 1956. Monte López, so called by AAE probably after a member of the expedition (Argentina. MM, 1957b, p.6). The hill was later named Stokes Hill for the engineer ("Stokes") in the Survey Unit's motor boat, who climbed it (APC, 1959a, p.11; BAchart 3572, 12.viii.1960).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 52' 00.0" S
- 64.86667°
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Longitude:
63° 33' 00.0" W
- 63.55000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

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