Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Crimson Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Crimson Hill (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Hill
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to 95m on S side of Pendulum Cove, Deception Island, was charted by Foster in January 1829 and so named because it exposes thick strata of "lateritium or brick-stone" (Webster, 1834, Vol. 1, p.157; BA, 1930, p.67; APC, 1958, p.4; DOS 310 Deception Island sheet, 1960); surveyed by FIDS in 1953. Morro Varela, probably after Juán Varela, of the Department of Geology, University of Chile, Santiago, a member of CAE, 1957-58 (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.117; IHA, 1974, p.290). Cerro Crimson (Casertano, 1964, p.36).
No images of this place could be found.