Name details

Poisson Hill

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130219

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Rounded, ice-covered hill (80 m) located 0.3 mi NE of Iquique Cove, Greenwich Island, South Shetland Islands. The recommended name derives from "Promontorio Poisson" and "Cerro Poisson," forms appearing on Chilean hydrographic charts of the 1950s. Maurice Poisson signed the official act of inauguration of nearby Arturo Prat Station on Greenwich Island in 1947.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 29' 00.0" S
- 62.48333°
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Longitude:
59° 39' 00.0" W
- 59.65000°
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Altitude:
80 m
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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1972

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