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
Hoskins Peak (GBR) 67° 46' 00.0" S 67° 37' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 109389 Place ID: 6638

rising to c. 900m in S Pourquoi Pas Island, was apparently not sighted during a survey of the area by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 1948-50; photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island" and "Stonington Island", 1956-59; incorrectly identified with Contact Peak (q.v.) (APC, 1960, p.3); later named Hoskins Peak after Arthur Keith Hoskins (b. 1935), FIDS geologist, "Stonington Island", 1958-59, and "Horseshoe Island", 1959-60 (APC, 1962, p.17; BAS 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).

Hoskins Peak (USA) 67° 46' 00.0" S 67° 36' 00.0" W Peak
Name ID: 126732 Place ID: 6638

A peak 3 mi W of Contact Peak in southern Pourquoi Pas Island, Graham Land. Mapped by FIDS from surveys, 1956-59. Named by UK-APC for Arthur K. Hoskins, FIDS geologist at Stonington Island in 1958 and Horseshoe Island in 1959.

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