Name details

Edson Hills

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 124689

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.

Narrative

A group of mainly ice-free hills lying S of Drake Icefall and W of Union Glacier in the Heritage Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Named by the University of Minnesota Ellsworth Mountains Party, 1962-63, for Dean T. Edson, USGS topographic engineer with the party.

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Location

Latitude:
79° 50' 00.0" S
- 79.83333°
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Longitude:
83° 39' 00.0" W
- 83.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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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:
1-Jan-1964

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