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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11839

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): An isolated group of peaks and nunataks about 7 mi in extent, lying southward of the Ellsworth Mountains, between the Heritage Range and Nash Hills. The feature was positioned by the U.S. Ellsworth-Byrd Traverse Party in December 1958. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John Pirrit, glaciologist with the traverse party who had wintered at Ellsworth Station. Pirrit was scientific leader at Byrd Station in 1959.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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