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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15150

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.5333333

Elevation (see definition): 545

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Rounded, reddish-colored hill, 545 m high, standing at the S end of The Naze, a peninsula of northern James Ross Island, close S of Trinity Peninsula. This area was first explored by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, under Nordenskjold. Terrapin Hill was first charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1945, who in 1948 applied this name which is descriptive of its shape.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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