Sphinx Hill

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

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

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Place ID: 13809
Name ID: 111321

Feature type: Hill

Origin

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:

Narrative

rising to 145m NNW of Demay Point, Admiralty Bay, King George Island, following survey by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from John Biscoe, 1951-52, was called descriptively The Sphinx (Hunt, chart, 1951-52b). Sphinx Hill (APC, 1955, p.20; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). Spinx [sic] Hill (USOO chart 6943, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 17.8" S
- 62.18828°
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Longitude:
58° 26' 40.4" W
- 58.44456°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
22-Sep-1954

Related information

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