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

Feature Class (see definition): Beach

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6829

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
132° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -132

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): That portion of the coast of Marie Byrd Land extending from Cape Burks to a point on the coast opposite eastern Dean Island, at 7442S, 12705W. Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41) and named for Prof. William H. Hobbs of the University of Michigan, glaciologist specializing in polar geography and history. The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) completely mapped the coast from ground surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1959-65.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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