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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13209

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 52' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A cluster of nunataks located at the convergence point of the Lovejoy and Harlin Glaciers, in the Usarp Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Gerald M. Sample, U.S. Navy (USN), radio operator on R4D aircraft, 1961-62, and again in 1962-63 in support of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Topo East-West party, including the survey of these nunataks.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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