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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5032

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Two nunataks lying 2.2 mi SW of Barker Nunatak in the Grossman Nunataks, Ellsworth Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs taken 1965-68 and Landsat imagery taken 1973-74. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after James B. Fletcher, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographic technician who, with Kenneth Barker (Barker Nunatak, q.v.), formed the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite surveying team at South Pole Station, winter party 1977.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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