Canopus Hill

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Canopus Hill is located on the island of East Falkland near Stanley, the capital city of the Falkland Islands. It is named after HMS Canopus which fired the first shots in the Battle of the Falkland Islands during World War I.[1]


Canopus Hill
Elevation 32 m (105 ft)
Prominence 32 m (105 ft)
Location
Location Falkland Islands
Coordinates 51°41′24″S 57°47′17″W / 51.69000°S 57.78806°W / -51.69000; -57.78806Coordinates: 51°41′24″S 57°47′17″W / 51.69000°S 57.78806°W / -51.69000; -57.78806
Canopus Hill is located in Earth
Canopus Hill
Location on Earth
  1. ^ Burt, R. A. British Battleships 1889-1904, Annapolis, Maryland: Naval Institute Press, 1988, ISBN 0-87021-061-0, p. 154.