Syrtis Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Syrtis Hill (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Hill (2b)
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:
A prominent snow-free conical terraced hill, rising to c. 500 m, on the NW corner of the Two Step Cliffs massif overlooking Viking Valley, Alexander Island. The hill is an important snow-free landmark and the site of biological and geological research. Named by UK-APC in 1993 after Syrtis Major, the prominent dark feature on Mars, first described by the Dutch astronomer Huygens in 1659.
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