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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8274

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 44' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 42' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.7

Elevation (see definition): 2000

Decision Year (see definition): 08/01/1949

Description (see definition): Prominent E-W trending range, about 25 mi long and over 2,000 m high, forming the divide between Ferrar Glacier on the S and Taylor Glacier and Taylor Valley on the N, in Victoria Land. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE) (1901-04) and probably so named because its shape resembles that of Kukri, a Gurkha knife.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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