Name details

Kukri Hills

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127637

Feature type: Hill

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

Prominent E-W trending range, about 25 mi long and over 2,000 m ì high, forming the divide between Ferrar Glacier on the S and ì Taylor Glacier and Taylor Valley on the N, in Victoria Land. ì Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) ì (1901-04) and probably so named because its shape resembles that ì of Kukri, a Gurkha knife.

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Location

Latitude:
77° 44' 00.0" S
- 77.73333°
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Longitude:
162° 42' 00.0" E
162.70000°
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Altitude:
2000 m
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Approval status

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