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Hammer Col: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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