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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6811

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 51' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.85

Elevation (see definition): 1800

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

Description (see definition): A mostly ice-covered mountain mass, 1,800 m, between Maitland and Apollo Glaciers at the S side of Mobiloil Inlet, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered and photographed by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928, and rephotographed by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1952 for Charles B. Hitchcock of the American Geographical Society, who by utilizing these photographs assisted in constructing the first reconnaissance map of this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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