This page presents the geographical name data for Grossman 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): Grossman Nunataks
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6079
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 55' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 40' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.6666667
Elevation (see definition): 1500
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994
Description (see definition): A group of about a dozen nunataks in Ellsworth Land, rising 1,300-1,500 m in elevation and running NW-SE for 18 mi between Lyon Nunataks and Sky-Hi Nunataks. The group includes features from Smith Nunataks and Whitmill Nunatak in the NW to Gaylord Nunatak and Neff Nunatak in the southeast. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-68, and U.S. Landsat imagery, 1973-74. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Charles Grossman, formerly Chief, Shaded Relief and Special Graphics Unit, Branch of Special Maps, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), a specialist in the production of maps of Antarctica.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data