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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9738

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.5

Elevation (see definition): 1790

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): Rounded, ice-covered hill, 1,790 m, which forms a prominent landmark 1 mi E of the head of Northeast Glacier in Graham Land. First roughly surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), and resurveyed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. It was resurveyed in 1946 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named for Kenneth A. McLeod, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorological observer who, during July-December 1947, occupied with a member of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) the plateau meteorological station 1 mi E of this hill.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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