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
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