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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2415

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A prominent isolated nunatak, the most westerly near the head of Mackay Glacier, standing 8 mi SW of Mount Brooke where it is visible for a considerable distance from many directions. So named by the New Zealand party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) because of the carapaces of small crustaceans found in the rocks.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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