Name details

Wilson Hill

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139745

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 hill at 931m standing 1.5km southwest of Janosy Hill, in Porter Hills of the Denton Hills, Scott Coast. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG10

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Terry J. Wilson, a geologist with the Byrd Polar Research Center geological party in Victoria Land, 1989-90. Royal Society Range, 1991-92, a principal investigator in U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) Transantarctic Mountains deformation network research over several field seasons through 2005-06.

Location

Latitude:
78° 09' 42.8" S
-78.16189°
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Longitude:
163° 41' 58.5" E
163.69957°
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Altitude:
931 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:
15-Nov-1994

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