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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16798

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 34' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.7333333

Elevation (see definition): 575

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Rounded summit, 575 m, at the W end of Brisbane Heights on Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The peak appears on some early charts of the South Orkney Islands but is not accurately located. It was roughly surveyed by DI personnel in 1933 and resurveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-49. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Robert F. Worswick of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), meteorologist at Signy Island in 1950 and 1951, who reached this hill during a sledge journey in 1950.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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