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Morris Hills: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Morris Hills in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Morris Hills

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10276

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Scattered group of hills 6 mi NE of Petersen Peak, in the La Grange Nunataks of north-central Shackleton Range. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE); photographed in 1967 by U.S. Navy (trimetrogon aerial photography). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Leslie F. Morris, member of the Royal Society IGY Expedition at Brunt Ice Shelf, who in 1957 spent several weeks helping with the final preparations for the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) transpolar journey.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Morris Hills in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Morris Hills should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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