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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6779

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.7

Elevation (see definition): 945

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Mountain, 945 m, standing 8 mi SW of Cape Sharbonneau at the E side of the head of Lehrke Inlet, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who explored this coast by land and from the air in 1940. They named it Cape Hill for Archie C. Hill, cook at East Base. In 1947 it was determined to be a mountain distinct from Cape Sharbonneau to the NE by a joint sledge party consisting of members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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