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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1070

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
153° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 153.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): Three isolated nunataks in the neve of Byrd Glacier, 18 mi W of Vantage Hill, Britannia Range. Discovered by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58). Named by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) for J. Bates, a member of Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) who accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary to the South Pole.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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