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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14606

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 59.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A group of rocky hills composed of banded gneisses and including Kemp Peak and Lealand Bluff, extending along the SW side of William Scoresby Bay. This area was explored by DI personnel on the William Scoresby in Feb. 1936, and by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, the latter group taking air photos used to map these hills for the first time. Geologic investigation of the area was made by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1961. Named by ANCA for Dr. F.L. Stillwell, geologist with Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), 1911-14, who derived a theory of metamorphic differentiation from banded gneisses of the same type on George V Coast.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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