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