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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6556

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.5

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): Mainly snow-covered heights, 14 mi long and with peaks rising to 1,300 m, located 2 mi SW of Quam Heights in the Anare Mountains of Victoria Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Joel W. Hedgpeth, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) biologist at McMurdo Station, 1967-68, and Palmer Station, 1968-69.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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