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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 161

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 49' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173.8166667

Elevation (see definition): 2785

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

Description (see definition): A small rock nunatak, 2,785 m, standing 3 mi SW of Mount Bumstead in the Grosvenor Mountains. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for William M. Aitken, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) aurora scientist at South Pole Station, 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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