Name details

Wasp Hill

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111837

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.

Narrative

rising to 70 m.a.s.l, 1.1km NW of Sealer Hill, Byers Peninsula, Livingston Island. Named in association with nineteenth - century sealers in the area. The schooner Wasp (Capt. Robert Johnson), New York, visited the South Shetlands Islands 1821-22 (APC, 1993).

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Location

Latitude:
62° 39' 51.9" S
- 62.66442°
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Longitude:
61° 07' 51.9" W
- 61.13108°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
2-Dec-1993

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