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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1137

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 59' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Hill 4.5 mi NE of Chauveau Point on the W side of Liege Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Shown on an Argentine government chart in 1957, but not named. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos in 1959. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for William Beaumont (1785-1853), American surgeon who made important researches on gastric function.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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