Hodges Knoll

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 19439

Feature type: Hill (2b)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered hill extending 2.2 km in NE-SW direction, 1 km wide and rising to 2250 m on the SW side of Vinson Massif in Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Situated 3.12 km SE of Klenova Peak, 2.92 km SSW of Brichebor Peak, 8.54 km SW of Silverstein Peak, 7.45 km W of Mount Slaughter, and 10.32 km NE of Mount Klayn in Bastien Range. Surmounting upper Nimitz Glacier to the SW and its tributaries Tulaczyk Glacier to the N and Zapol Glacier to the E. US mapping in 1961 and 1988. Named after the British artist William Hodges (1744-1797), a member of James Cook’s 1772-75 exploration voyage who, along with Joseph Gilbert, produced the first paintings from the Antarctic region.

Location

Latitude:
78° 35' 41.0" S
-78.595°
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Longitude:
85° 57' 15.0" W
-85.954°
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Altitude:
2250 m
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Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Jan-2014

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Biodiversity
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