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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4068

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
089° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -89.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1935

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

Description (see definition): A nunatak (1,935 m) at the base of Bermel Escarpment and 1 mi E of Elliott Nunatak, in the Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Arthur Ford and Peter Bermel, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party of 1960-61. Named for Avery A. Drake, Jr., U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologist aboard the USS Glacier to the Thurston Island and Bellingshausen Sea area, 1960-61.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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