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

Feature Class (see definition): Range

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9905

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 36' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 155.6

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of hills, 11 mi long, forming the W portion of the Darwin Mountains. The hills are located between the heads of Darwin Glacier and Hatherton Glacier. The name was proposed by John O. Annexstad of the Meteorite Working Group, Johnson Space Center, Houston, TX, in association with field work carried out in this vicinity by Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET), led by William A. Cassidy, University of Pittsburgh, PA, during the 1978-79 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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