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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14390

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59

Elevation (see definition): 120

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Hill, 120 m, lying at the head of Edgell Bay, Nelson Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The present toponym replaces the provisional "Sudeste" and was approved by the Geographic Coordinating Committee of Argentina in 1956. It memorializes the mariner of Greek origin, Spiro, who was in the squadron of Admiral Brown and died valiantly by exploding the ship's magazine before its surrender to the enemy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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