Hedgpeth Heights (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hedgpeth Heights (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Heights
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:
Mainly snow-covered heights between Barnum Glacier and Bennistoun Glacier, 27.7km long northwest to southeast, with peaks rising to c.1360 at Mount Pechell. 4km southwest of Quam Heights across Douglas Gap, in the Anare Mountains of Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joel W. Hedgpeth, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist at McMurdo Station, 1967-68, and Palmer Station, 1968-69.
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