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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2761

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 31' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.5166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Nunatak 1 mi N of Robertson Island in the Seal Nunataks group, off the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered in 1893 by a Norwegian expedition under C.A. Larsen, who named it for Christen Christensen of Sandefjord, Norway, pioneer of modern Antarctic whaling. It was surveyed in 1902 by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE) under Nordenskjold, and in 1947 and 1953 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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