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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2515

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Nunatak 3 mi SW of Oceana Nunatak in the Seal Nunataks group, off the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. First seen and mapped as an island in December 1893 by a Norwegian Sealing expedition under C.A. Larsen, who named it after the coast of Antarctic Peninsula under Captain Morten Pedersen in 1893-94. The feature was determined to be a nunatak in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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