Name details

Catacomb Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 112949

Feature type: Hill (2b)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

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Narrative

A prominent rock peak near the head of the Blue Glacier. The Blue Glacier Party of the NZTAE, 1956-58, established a survey station on its summit on 19 December 1957. They gave it this descriptive name from the spectacular cavernous weathering occuring in the granite of the hill.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 00.0" S
- 78.06667°
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Longitude:
163° 25' 00.0" E
163.41667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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