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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6781

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 11' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): A bay, 5 mi long and 2 mi wide, which indents eastern Anvers Island between Spallanzani Point and Mitchell Point. The bay was roughly surveyed by the Admiralty Hydrographic Unit, 1951-52. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Leonard C. Hill of the Discovery Investigations, who served as an officer on Royal Research Ship (RRS) William Scoresby in Jan.-Feb. 1931, and on every Antarctic commission of Royal Research Ship (RRS) Discovery II between 1931-39.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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