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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16026

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
176° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -176.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A massive nunatak in the upper Shackleton Glacier, about 11 mi SE of Mount Black. Named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62) for E. Vickers, radio operator at Scott Base, who was in contact with the Southern Party almost every day during the three months they were in the field.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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