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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1161

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 2030

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Ice-covered hill which rises to 2,030 m and projects 610 m above the surrounding ice sheet, situated on the plateau of Graham Land 10 mi E of the head of Neny Fjord and close N of the head of Wyatt Glacier. First surveyed in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), on whose field charts the hill is labeled "Sphinx." Resurveyed in 1946 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who gave the present name because of the hill's resemblance to a wicker beehive.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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