Name details

Tortoise Hill

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 132800

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

A hill more than 500 m high, 3 mi W of The Watchtower at the SE corner of James Ross Island. Named by UK-APC following FIDS surveys, 1958-61. The feature is similar geologically and in appearance to Terrapin Hill in the NE portion of the island; hence the application of a related name.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 22' 00.0" S
- 64.36667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
57° 30' 00.0" W
- 57.50000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
500 m
Unknown precision

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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