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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6286

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
090° 18' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -90.3

Elevation (see definition): 600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): An imposing rock cliff that rises more than 600 m and forms the NE extremity of Ford Massif, in the Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party which surveyed these mountains in 1960-61. Named for Warren B. Hamilton, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) representative in charge of geologic studies in the McMurdo Sound dry valley area, 1958-59.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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