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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Place ID: 6389
Name ID: 113543

Feature type: Coast (7)

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

That portion of the coast of Victoria Land lying between Minna Bluff on the north to Cape Selborne in the south. Named for Sir Edmund Hillary, the Himalyan and Antarctic explorer who led the New Zealand Party of the TAE. The various New Zealand parties which carried out detailed surveys of different parts of this area added greately to the knowledge of the region. The Skelton and Darwin Glacier routes to the Polar Plateau both of which were pioneered by New Zealand Parties, lie in this area.

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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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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

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Date approved:
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