Friis Hills (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Friis Hills (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:
A teardrop shaped cluster of ice-free hills, approximately 11.2km east to west in extent and rising to 1586m in the centre, at the north side of the bend in Taylor Glacier in Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MF08
Named after geographer and archivist Herman R. Friis (1906-89), Director of the Center for Polar Archives in the National Archives. U.S. exchange scientist at the Japanese station East Ongul Island, 1969-70. Member of United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN), 1957-73.
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