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

Feature Class (see definition): Area

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6197

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.4

Elevation (see definition): 1900

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

Description (see definition): A triangular shaped remnant plateau with an undulating surface (1,500-1,900 m) in southern Graham Land. It is bounded by Windy Valley and the Martin, Gibbs and Lammers Glaciers. The existence of this upland was known to the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, F. Ronne and C.R. Eklund having travelled along Lammers and Gibbs Glaciers in Jan. 1941. Surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1948-50 and 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after John Hadley (1682-1744), English mathematician who, at the same time as Thomas Godfey, independently invented the quadrant (the forerunner of the sextant), in 1730-31.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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