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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12550

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 12' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.2

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A group of hills at the S side of the head of Astronaut Glacier, along the S margin of Evans Neve. So named by the Northern Party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1962-63, which had hoped to visit the hills, but was forced to beat a hasty retreat due to blizzards.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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