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