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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6818

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4166667

Elevation (see definition): 1000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A salient mountain rising to c. 1,000 m at the NE end of the Wilson Mountains, on the S side of Hilton Inlet, Bowman Coast, Palmer Land. Photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1974-75. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Johan Hjort (1869-1948), Professor of Marine Biology, University of Oslo, 1920-39; Chairman of the International Whaling Committee, 1926-39.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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