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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5126

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
131° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -131.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A cluster of nunataks and low peaks rising above a network of ice-drowned ridges about 9 mi in extent, lying 7 mi NW of Murtaugh Peak in the Wisconsin Range, Horlick Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Franklin E. Ford, construction mechanic with the winter parties at Byrd Station in 1961 and South Pole Station in 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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