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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1076

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 21' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A large nunatak near the head of Mawson Glacier, about 6 mi NW of Allan Hills. It is mostly ice free and has a number of small peaks running in a line W from the main peak. Discovered and named by the New Zealand party (1957-58) of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE). The name describes the steep rock peaks of the nunatak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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