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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6410

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 48' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 17' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.8

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.2833333

Elevation (see definition): 900

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992

Description (see definition): A bare rock hill, 900 m, which is a SW outlier of Stratton Hills, standing at the head of Overflow Glacier and overlooking Ferrar Glacier just northward, in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after William M. Harris, cartographer, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), from 1971; field team leader of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Royal Society Range Survey, 1983-84 season; at the South Pole the team repositioned the marker at the Geographic South Pole, completed the site survey plan for the new South Pole Station, and site surveys for the Clean Air Facility; working from U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Polar Sea at the end of the season, obtained new position for Siple Island.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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