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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6963

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 1800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): An independent cone at an elevation of 1,800 m on the W slopes of Mount Erebus on Ross Island. From McMurdo Sound it appears as a perfect pyramid of black rock, standing out as a splendid mark against the background of the ice and almost on a line from Cape Royds to the crater of Mount Erebus. The cone itself is about 100 m high and is surrounded by a deep moat or ditch, caused by the sweeping action of strong winds. It was named by F. Debenham on the second ascent of Mount Erebus for F.J. Hooper, a steward of the British Antarctic Expedition (BrAE), 1910-13. Hooper was one of the party making the second ascent.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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