This page presents the geographical name data for Hammer Col 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): Hammer Col
Feature Class (see definition): Gap
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18849
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 34' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
085° 23' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3833333
Elevation (see definition): 3800
Decision Year (see definition): 11/01/2006
Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered col at 3800 m elevation between the S part of Vinson Massif and the Craddock Massif in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. The 1.5-mile wide col is relatively level and visually separates the two massifs whether viewed from the east or the west. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2006) after William R. Hammer, Department of Geology, Augustana College, Rockford, IL, U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) investigator of vertebrate fossils, primarily in the central Transantarctic Mountains, 1977-2003.
Date Created (see definition): 08/06/2007
Date Edited (see definition): No data