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Hannon Hill (77°50'S 163°39'E? / ?77.833°S 163.650°E? / -77.833; 163.650Coordinates: 77°50'S 163°39'E? / ?77.833°S 163.650°E? / -77.833; 163.650) is a bare rock hill, 1,110 metres (3,640 ft) high, on the west side of the terminus of Amos Glacier, at the juncture with Blue Glacier, in Victoria Land, Antarctica. It was named in 1992 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names after Timothy J. Hannon, a cartographer with the United States Geological Survey (USGS). He was leader of the two man USGS team working jointly out of Vanda Station with a New Zealand team in the 1988–89 season to establish new geodetic controls and observe old stations in the McMurdo Dry Valleys; he relocated the position of the Geographic South Pole. This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Hannon Hill" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).