Name details

Chambers Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139622

Feature type: Hill

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A ridge-like elevation at 1106m on the divide between the Hobbs Glacier and Blackwelder Glacier, 2.2km west of Hofman Hill, on the Scott Coast of Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG11

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after James L. Chambers of Holmes and Narver, Inc., who served as the Holmes and Narver Resident Manager at McMurdo Station during the austral summers from 1976 to 1980 and as the Senior Site Manager from 1989 to 1994. With a staff of approximately 650 contractor personnel, he had on-site responsibility for all contractor activities at McMurdo Station, South Pole Station and Siple Station, as well as numerous summer camps spread over the continent.

Location

Latitude:
77° 55' 12.2" S
-77.92005°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
164° 07' 50.2" E
164.13062°
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Altitude:
1106 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_34

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
28-Sep-1992

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