Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Three Brothers Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Three Brothers 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 195m and for- ming E entrance point of Potter Cove (q.v.), King George Island, was roughly charted by nineteenth-century sealers, described as "somewhat resembling three joints of the fingers when the hand is closed", and named Three Brothers (Sherratt, 1821, col. 1215; BA, 1916, p.389; 1930, p.59). The Three Brothers (Fildes, 1821c). Die Drei Brüder [translation of English name] (Fildes, 1827, p.465). Three Brothers Hill (Ferguson, 1921, p.37; Nelson and others, chart, 1935c; BA, 1948, p.149; APC, 1955, p.21; BA chart 1774, 14.ix.1962). The hill was recharted by DI, 1934-35. Colina Thres [sic] Brothers (Argentina. MM chart ZZ, 1948). Colina Three Brothers (Argentina. MM chart 104, 1949). Colina Tres Hermános [translation of English name] (Argentina. MM, 1953, p.198; Pierrou, 1970, p.693). Cerro Tres Hermános (Cordini, 1955, p.75; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.281). Los Tres Hermános, Tres Hermános (Cordini, 1955, p.37 and lámina 5). Middle Brother, referring to the central part used as a triangulation station by FIDASE, 1956-57 (Bancroft, 1959, Fig. 10, p.101). Tres Hermános (Three Brothers) Hill (Schauer and Fourcade, 1964, p.489).
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