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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4984

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 265

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Hill 265 m, lying 0.5 mi N of Plaza Point on Keller Peninsula, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. The name has been used at the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) station at Admiralty Bay since about 1952, and arose because there was an iron flagstaff on the summit of the hill.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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