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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11992

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 430

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

Description (see definition): Prominent hill, 430 m, standing 4 mi NW of The Knoll and overlooking the Adelie penguin rookery of Cape Crozier, Ross Island. Mapped and so named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1958-59, because the ship Discovery, in January 1902, left messages attached to a pole in a cairn of rocks in the rookery for the relief ship Morning.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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