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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12147

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.25

Elevation (see definition): 2245

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

Description (see definition): Mountainous coastal heights (2,245 m) which are separated from the Graham Land plateau by a narrow col, dominating the area between Wilkinson Glacier and southern Darbel Bay. Mapped from air photos taken by Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) (1956-57). Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) work and served in the Antarctic every season from 1955 until 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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