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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2374

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 700

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A nunatak (c. 700 m) located E of Palindrome Buttress and the N part of Walton Mountains (q.v.), Alexander Island. In the 1974-75 field season, the British Antarctic Survey (BAS) reduced its number of dog teams. The name derives from the burial of nine dogs near the nunatak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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