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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14679

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 18' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.3

Elevation (see definition): 850

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Rounded mountains, c. 3 mi long and rising to 850 m, forming the S wall of Ferrar Glazier between Overflow Glacier and the vicinity of Bettle Peak, in Victoria Land. Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) at the suggestion of R.H. Findlay, New Zealand Antarctic Research Program (NZARP) geologist in the area between 1977-81, after Winthrop Scott Stratton, a New Zealand carpenter who achieved a fortune and devoted most of it to philanthropic causes.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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