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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9193

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A chain of mainly ice-free, bluff-type hills extending from Mount Achernar SW along the S side of Law Glacier, to Sylwester Glacier. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Ensign Kenneth D. MacAlpine, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR). A member of U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6, MacAlpine was injured in an airplane crash at McMurdo Sound, October 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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