Name details

Hull Point

Hull Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hull Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126820

Feature type: Point (8)

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

Low promontory on the NE side of Legru Bay, rising about 15 m above sea level. It comprises a whale-back ridge aligned in a NW-SE orientation and is backed on the NE side by a sandy beach. Named for Professor Edward Hull, LLD, FRS, FGS (1829-1971), a stratigrapher from Ulster, and a structural and economic geologist. He worked with the British Geological Survey on the coalfields of England and Wales and briefly in Scotland where he compiled outstanding drift maps of Glasgow. He later became the director of the Geological Survey of Ireland.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 09' 00.0" S
- 62.15000°
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Longitude:
58° 11' 00.0" W
- 58.18333°
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Altitude:
90 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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-1999

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