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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5543

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 56' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1333333

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A nunatak rising to c. 1,500 m, 1.5 mi NNE of Schmutzler Nunatak in the SE end of the Grossman Nunataks (q.v.), Ellsworth Land. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-68, and Landsat imagery, 1973-74. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1987 after Chauncey L. Gaylord, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographer, 1942-76, Chief of the Compilation Unit in the Branch of Special Maps, working for many years in the preparation of Antarctic maps.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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