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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6961

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 43' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A rocky spur 3 mi long, lying at the S side of Foster Glacier in the Royal Society Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1963 for Lieutenant Benjamin F. Hooper, helicopter pilot with U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, who wintered at McMurdo Station in 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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