Name details

Beacon Hill

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 122302

Feature type: Hill (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An ice-covered, dome-shaped hill (1,810 m) which rises 120 m above the surrounding plateau ice surface, situated 2.5 mi NE of McLeod Hill in central Antarctic Peninsula. The hill surmounts the divide between Northeast Glacier and Bills Gulch. Surveyed and named by the USAS, 1939-41; the hill may have been the site of a beacon at that time. The USAS operated a plateau weather station close southwestward (6807S, 6630W) of the hill throughout November and December 1940.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 04' 00.0" S
- 68.06667°
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Longitude:
66° 23' 00.0" W
- 66.38333°
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Altitude:
1810 m
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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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:
1-Jan-1955

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