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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4478

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 35' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5833333

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A prominent rocky hill (1,000 m) which marks the SE limit of Meridian Glacier at its junction with Clarke Glacier in southern Graham Land. First seen from the air and photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), Nov. 1947. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), Dec. 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after John Elton, English inventor of the artificial horizon and its application to quadrants and sextants, in 1732.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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