Long Hills

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The Long Hills (85°18′S 118°45′W) are a group of hills and rock outcroppings about 6 nautical miles (11 km) in extent, located midway between the Wisconsin Range and the Ohio Range in the Horlick Mountains of Westarctica.

Discovery and name

The Long Hills were mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1958–60, and were named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for William E. Long, a geologist with the Horlick Mountains Traverse, 1958–59, and also a member of the Ohio State University expedition to the Horlick Mountains in 1960–61 and 1961–62.