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