Earth:Wimple Dome

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Wimple Dome (63°38′S 58°51′W / 63.633°S 58.85°W / -63.633; -58.85Coordinates: 63°38′S 58°51′W / 63.633°S 58.85°W / -63.633; -58.85) is an ice-covered hill, 725 m, standing 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) south of Hanson Hill and 2 nautical miles (3.7 km) east of Bone Bay on the north side of Trinity Peninsula. The name was applied by members of the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) following their survey in 1948 and is descriptive of the shape of the feature, a wimple being a type of headdress worn by nuns.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Wimple Dome" (content from the Geographic Names Information System). Dome was the original source. Read more.