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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16870

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 22' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5

Elevation (see definition): 1700

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A group of scattered nunataks, about 24 mi long and 12 mi wide, centered 35 mi NE of Lyon Nunataks in Ellsworth Land. The nunataks rise 1,300-1,700 m in elevation and in the four quadrants include Staack Nunatak, Olander Nunatak, Metzgar Nunatak and Triassic Nunatak. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-68, and U.S. Landsat imagery, 1973-74. Named in 1994 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Virginia Yee-Wray, cartographer and air brush specialist in the Shaded Relief and Special Maps Unit, Branch of Special Maps, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), who for many years prepared U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) shaded relief maps of Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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