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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6780

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast along the W margin of the Ross Ice Shelf between Minna Bluff and Cape Selborne. Named by New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) in 1961 for Sir Edmund Hillary, leader of the New Zealand Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58. Various New Zealand parties carried out detailed surveys of portions of this coast and pioneered routes up the Skelton Glacier and Darwin Glacier to the polar plateau.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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