This page presents the geographical name data for Hull Point 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): Hull Point
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17494
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 09' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 11' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.15
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.1833333
Elevation (see definition): 90
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1999
Description (see definition): Low promontory on the NE side of Legru Bay, rising about 15 m above sea level. It comprises a whale-back ridge aligned in a NW-SE orientation and is backed on the NE side by a sandy beach. Named for Professor Edward Hull, LLD, FRS, FGS (1829-1971), a stratigrapher from Ulster, and a structural and economic geologist. He worked with the British Geological Survey on the coalfields of England and Wales and briefly in Scotland where he compiled outstanding drift maps of Glasgow. He later became the director of the Geological Survey of Ireland.
Date Created (see definition): 01/21/1999
Date Edited (see definition): No data