Name details

Hillary Coast

Hillary Coast (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Hillary Coast  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 126531

Feature type: Coast (7)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

That portion of the coast along the W margin of the Ross Ice Shelf between Minna Bluff and Cape Selborne. Named by NZ-APC in 1961 for Sir Edmund Hillary, leader of the New Zealand Party of the CTAE, 1956-58. Various New Zealand parties carried out detailed surveys of portions of this coast and pioneered routes up the Skelton Glacier and Darwin Glacier to the polar plateau.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 20' 00.0" S
- 79.33333°
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Longitude:
161° 00' 00.0" E
161.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1964

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