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Simpson Hills: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Simpson 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): Simpson Hills

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13856

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A cluster of ridges and nunataks located at the head of Gruening Glacier, 6 mi NW of Owen Peak, on the Black Coast, Palmer Land. The feature was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1966-69, and was visited by a British Antarctic Survey (BAS)-U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) joint field party, 1986-87. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Anthony R. Simpson, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) general assistant, a member of the British Antarctic Survey (BAS)-U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Simpson 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 Simpson Hills should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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