This page presents the geographical name data for Haag 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): Haag Nunataks
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6180
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 00' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 18' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.3
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Three low elevations aligned nearly N-S The dominant central nunatak and the southern elevation have definite rock exposures; the minor northern elevation may be entirely snow covered. The feature was discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (1947-48), led by Finn Ronne, who named it "Mount Haag" for Joseph Haag, head of Todd Shipyards, New York, which worked on the expedition ship, Aerial photographs obtained by U.S. Navy Squadron VX-6 in 1966 show the feature to be a group of nunataks, not a mountain, and the name is amended accordingly by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN).
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data