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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15661

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 18' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.3

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A group of hills between Astro Glacier and Nimrod Glacier in the NW part of the Miller Range. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from tellurometer surveys and Navy air photos, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dr. Mort D. Turner of the National Science Foundation who has been Program Manager for Polar Earth Sciences, Division of Polar Programs, since 1959. Turner studied the geology of the dry valley areas near McMurdo Sound, 1959-60, and in several subsequent seasons served as U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Representative in Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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