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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1545

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 16' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
051° 19' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.2666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -51.3166667

Elevation (see definition): 1630

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A prominent nunatak, 1,630 m, standing 3 mi SW of Mount Lechner on the W side of Forrestal Range in the Pensacola Mountains. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 during a U.S. Navy (USN) transcontinental nonstop plane flight from McMurdo Sound to Weddell Sea and return. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Hartford E. Blount, aviation machinists mate with U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX during Operation Deep Freeze, 1956.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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