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Mayer Hills: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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