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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3882

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.8666667

Elevation (see definition): 940

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A ridge-like nunatak rising to 940 m, 3.5 mi SSW of Mount Manke, Harold Byrd Mountains. The feature was mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1960-63. It was visited in 1977-78 by a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) - Arizona State University geological party, led by Edmund Stump, and named in the spirit of Coalsack Bluff (q.v.); thin lenses of disintegrating mica and schist form a type of light soil on the slopes of the nunatak.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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