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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16573

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 03' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.05

Elevation (see definition): 700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Exposed rock hills, 2 mi long, rising to c. 700 m on the W side of the terminus of Gordon Glacier and forming the northernmost feature of La Grange Nunataks, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 for Thomas H. Wiggans, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) general assistant at Halley Station, 1968-70, who worked in the area during two seasons.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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