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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 701

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A group of nunataks on the N side of Uranus Glacier, 3 mi W of Mount Ariel, in eastern Alexander Island. The feature was mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and from survey by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1948-50. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because of the arrangement of the nunataks in a ring.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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