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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11904

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
029° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -29

Elevation (see definition): 1245

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous nunatak, 1,245 m, immediately E of Wedge Ridge in the W part of the Shackleton Range. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) and so named because it is an important landmark on the route from Blaiklock Glacier to Stratton Glacier which provides access from the W to the E part of the Shackleton Range.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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