This page presents the geographical name data for Mayer 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): Mayer Hills
Feature Class (see definition): Range
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9607
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 33' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 12' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.55
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2
Elevation (see definition): 900
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): Low, mainly ice-covered hills with steep N.-facing slopes but rather featureless summits, about 900 m, lying S of Forster Ice Piedmont, Antarctic Peninsula, between Prospect Glacier and Mount Leo. First roughly surveyed from the ground by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1936-37; resurveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Johann Tobias Mayer (1723-1762), German mathematician who constructed a series of lunar tables for determining longitude, published by the British Admiralty in 1775.
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