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

Feature Class (see definition): Glacier

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6591

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Icefall extending in an arc about 5 mi long at the head of Sherratt Bay, on the S coast of King George Island in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for the Hektor Whaling Company which operated the land station at Deception Island from 1912 to 1931, and worked chiefly in the waters of the South Shetland Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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