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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3796

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 55' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A broad nunatak between Frazier Glacier and the upper part of Mackay Glacier, in Victoria Land. So named in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) because it was necessary to make a detour on the way up the Mackay Glacier, passing S of this nunatak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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