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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14355

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 56' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.9333333

Elevation (see definition): 1230

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1993

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-free summit (1,230 m) 1 mi E of Ellipsoid Hill, on the N side of Blue Glacier in Victoria Land. The name is one of a group in the area associated with surveying applied in 1993 by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB). Named from spheroid (sometimes referred to as an ellipsoid), a mathematical figure formed by revolving an ellipse about its minor axis.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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