Name details

Harris Hill

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126226

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 bare rock hill, 900 m, which is a SW outlier of Stratton Hills, standing at the head of Overflow Glacier and overlooking Ferrar Glacier just northward, in Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN in 1992 after William M. Harris, cartographer, USGS, from 1971; field team leader of the USGS Royal Society Range Survey, 1983-84 season; at the South Pole the team repositioned the marker at the Geographic South Pole, completed the site survey plan for the new South Pole Station, and site surveys for the Clean Air Facility; working from USCGC Polar Sea at the end of the season, obtained new position for Siple Island.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 48' 00.0" S
- 77.80000°
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Longitude:
163° 17' 00.0" E
163.28333°
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Altitude:
900 m
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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:
1-Jan-1992

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