SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Stair Hill (GBR) 66° 10' 00.0" S 65° 15' 00.0" W Hill
Name ID: 111357 Place ID: 13906

rising to c. 500m on SW side of the head of Holtedahl Bay, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of research on snow-blindness and design of snow-goggles grouped in this area, named after Ralph Stair (b.1900), physicist with the US National Bureau of Standards, who worked on the transmissive properties of tinted glass (APC, 1959a, p.11).

Stair Hill (USA) 66° 10' 00.0" S 65° 14' 00.0" W Hill
Name ID: 132070 Place ID: 13906

Hill at the S side of the head of Holtedahl Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos by the FIDS. Named by the UK-APC in 1959 for Ralph Stair of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, whose work on the transmissive properties of tinted glass has contributed to the design of satisfactory snow goggles.

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