Name details

Harris Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139631

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 bare rock hill, 901m, which is a southern outlier of Stratton Hills, standing at the head of Overflow Glacier and overlooking Ferrar Glacier just northward, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF10

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after William M. Harris, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), from 1971. Field team leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Royal Society Range Survey, 1983-84 season. At the South Pole the team repositioned the marker at the Geographic South Pole, completed the site survey plan for the new South Pole Station, and site surveys for the Clean Air Facility. Working from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Polar Sea at the end of the season, obtained new position for Siple Island.

Location

Latitude:
77° 48' 36.8" S
-77.81021°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
163° 17' 26.3" E
163.29063°
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Altitude:
901 m
Unknown precision

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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