Keel Hill

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Keel Hill (85°6′S 174°13′W / 85.100°S 174.217°W / -85.100; -174.217Coordinates: 85°6′S 174°13′W / 85.100°S 174.217°W / -85.100; -174.217) is a small ice-free hill, standing at the north side of McGregor Glacier, about 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) east of Crilly Hill, in the Queen Maud Mountains of Antarctica. It was named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition (1964–65) for Specialist 5th Class Elbert E. Keel, a member of the U.S. Army Aviation Detachment which supported the expedition.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Keel Hill" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

Description: A small ice-free hill, standing at the N side of McGregor Glacier, about 1.5 mi E of Crilly Hill, in the Queen Maud Mountains. Named by the Texas Tech Shackleton Glacier Expedition (1964–65) for Specialist 5th Class Elbert E. Keel, member of the U.S. Army Aviation Detachment which supported the expedition.