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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7797

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Dark rocky nunatak rising to 500 m, situated at the S side of Mobiloil Inlet and forming the northernmost outlier of Hitchcock Heights, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The nunatak was photographed from the air by Sir Hubert Wilkins on Dec. 20, 1928, and by Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935. Named in 1952 by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for John D. Kay of the American Geographical Society, who by utilizing these photographs assisted in constructing the first reconnaissance map of this area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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