Name details

Hofman Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139632

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

An ice-free peak, 1067m, standing on the north side of the terminus of Blackwelder Glacier, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG11

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Robert J. Hofman, biologist, Marine Mammal Commission, Washington, DC, from 1975. Conducted seal studies in 12 visits to Antarctica in the 1960's and 1970's. U.S. Representative to the Scientific Committee for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources, 1983-86.

Location

Latitude:
77° 55' 26.6" S
-77.92406°
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Longitude:
164° 13' 26.5" E
164.22403°
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Altitude:
1067 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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