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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17256

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
163° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 163.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A series of ice-free hills which rise to 931 m in Wilson Hill and extend west-east between Hidden Valley and Ward Valley in Denton Hills, Scott Coast. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after Raymond C. Porter, Electronics Technician, USCG, a crewman of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Glacier, who was killed in an offloading accident at McMurdo Station, February 8, 1979.

Date Created (see definition): 09/21/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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