Name details

Esser Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139625

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 peak, 1236m, standing between the divergent flow of the Priddy Glacier to the west and Blackwelder Glacier to the east, 2.1km southwest of Chambers Hill, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG11

Named For

Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Alan C. Esser of Holmes and Narver, Inc., who served as Project Manager of Antarctic Support Activities, 1976-80, and was responsible for contractor operations at McMurdo Station, South Pole Station and Siple Station, as well as field activities in support of the U.S. Antarctic Program.

Location

Latitude:
77° 56' 10.2" S
-77.93615°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
164° 04' 47.6" E
164.07988°
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Altitude:
1236 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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