Name details

Kukri Hills

Kukri Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Kukri Hills  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 113722

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A peninsula of grey granite surmounted by peaks about 900 to 1800 m high extending about 26 miles in a west-south-west-east-north-east, and forming the divide between Ferrar Glacier on the south, and Taylor Glacier and Taylor Glacier Dry Valley on the nroth, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04,and so named because its shape resembles that of a kukri, a Gurkha knife.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 44' 00.0" S
- 77.73333°
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Longitude:
162° 42' 00.0" E
162.70000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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