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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14452

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 14' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1971

Description (see definition): Hill at the S side of the head of Holtedahl Bay, on the W coast of Graham Land. Photographed by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57, and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1959 for Ralph Stair of the U.S. National Bureau of Standards, whose work on the transmissive properties of tinted glass has contributed to the design of satisfactory snow goggles.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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