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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2315

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
131° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -131

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A distinctive group of rock hills including Mount Carmer and Heathcock Peak, lying E of the Watson Escarpment on the W side of Reedy Glacier. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1960-64. The name was suggested by J.H. Mercer of the Institute of Polar Studies, Ohio State University, and denotes the type of lichen found here.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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