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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8521

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 13' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 76.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A series of low rounded coastal hills along the SE shore of Prydz Bay. The hills extend W for 9 mi from Dalk Glacier. Discovered in February 1935 by Captain Klarius Mikkelsen from the whaling ship Thorshavn, sent out by Norwegian whaling magnate Lars Christensen, and given this name.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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