Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
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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Feature type: Coast (7)
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:
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.
No images of this place could be found.