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)
Hemmen Ice Rise (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hemmen Ice Rise (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Ice rise
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:
in Ronne Ice Shelf off NW tip of Berkner Island, was roughly mapped from the air on a USN reconnaissance flight from "Ellsworth Station", 21 January 1958; shown in US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973; again seen from the air on a BAS radio echo-sounding flight from "Siple Station", Ellsworth Land, in January 1975 (Colvill, 1977, map p.391); named after George Ethelbert Hemmen (b. 1926), administrative officer, Royal Society, 1960-85; FIDS meteorological observer, "Admiralty Bay", 1952-53; Base Leader, "Deception Island", 1953-54; with RSIGYE summers, 1955-56, 1956-57 and 1958-59; Executive Secretary (previously Assistant Secretary), SCAR, 1972-89 (at SPRI from 1985) (APC, 1977, p.16; BA, 1977, p.9; Swithinbank and others, 1977, p.496; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).
No images of this place could be found.