Name details

Hill Bay

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 126527

Feature type: Bay (3)

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

A bay, 5 mi long and 2 mi wide, which indents eastern Anvers Island between Spallanzani Point and Mitchell Point. The bay was roughly surveyed by the Admiralty Hydrographic Unit, 1951-52. Named by UK-APC for Leonard C. Hill of the Discovery Investigations, who served as an officer on RRS William Scoresby in Jan.-Feb. 1931, and on every Antarctic commission of RRS Discovery II between 1931-39.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 11' 00.0" S
- 64.18333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 08' 00.0" W
- 62.13333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
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-1963

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