Name details

Terrapin Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111542

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 545m E of Croft Bay, James Ross Island, was probably sighted by SwAE in 1902-03; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in 1945 and so named from its shape resembling that of a terrapin, a fresh-water tortoise (BA chart 3205, 12.ii.1954; APC, 1955, p.20; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974); further surveyed by FIDS, 1952-55. Cerro Terrapin (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.276).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 57' 52.0" S
- 63.96444°
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Longitude:
57° 32' 34.0" W
- 57.54278°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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