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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10520

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.1166667

Elevation (see definition): 975

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent headland rising to 975 m near the NE extremity of Pourquoi Pas Island, off the W coast of Graham Land. First surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill. Resurveyed in 1948 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who named it after the submarine Nautilus in Jules Verne's Twenty Thousand Leagues Under The Sea. Other features on Pourquoi Pas Island are named for characters in this book.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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