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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16450

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 51' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
154° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.85

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 154.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 2240

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

Description (see definition): A prominent nunatak, 2,240 m, standing 3 mi S of Turnstile Ridge in the NW part of Britannia Range. It is the westernmost rock outcrop in this part of the range. The Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) set up a survey station on its summit in December 1957. The name was suggested by Squadron-Leader J.R. Claydon, Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), who first saw the feature from the air.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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