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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2698

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): The largest and southernmost of three nunataks located 12 mi NW of Merrick Mountains, in Ellsworth Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1961-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Noble L. Cheeks, aviation electronics technician, member of the R4D party that flew to the vicinity of the eventual Eights Station in 1961 to set up a base camp.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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