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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18295

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 09' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): A group of four nunataks which rise to 910 m on the S side of Byrd Glacier. The outcrops lie between Mount Tadpole and Mount Madison in the Churchill Mountains. The feature was geologically mapped as Dick Formation, a clastic, sandstone unit, by NZGS, 1960-61. The name arose following remapping by U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) geologist Edmund Stump, 2000-01, and the determination that the entire outcrop is Shackleton Limestone.

Date Created (see definition): 01/29/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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