Swine Hill (Coordinates: ) is the southernmost of two rugged, rocky knolls, 550 nautical miles (1000 km), standing 10 nautical miles (18 km) west-northwest of the summit of Mount Bagshawe on the west coast of Palmer Land and overlooking Gadarene Lake and George VI Sound. The feature was first seen and photographed from the air on November 23, 1935 by Lincoln Ellsworth, and was mapped from these photographs by W.L.G. Joerg. It was roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and resurveyed in 1948 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who erected a cairn on the summit. Named by FIDS for its association with Gadarene Lake and the incident of the Gadarene swine.
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