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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5516

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 01' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.0166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Prominent nunatak near the head of Mackay Glacier, standing 9 mi W of Mount Gran, in Victoria Land. Surveyed in 1957 by the New Zealand Northern Survey Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58), and so named by them because it marks the most obvious gateway through the upper icefalls for parties traveling W up the Mackay Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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