This page presents the geographical name data for Lacroix 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): Lacroix Nunatak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8350
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 51' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
141° 20' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.85
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 141.3333333
Elevation (see definition): 75
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Ridge of terminal moraine, about 1 mi long and 75 m high, standing immediately S of a small zone of low rocky ridges which protrude above the ice-covered point 2 mi SW of Cape Margerie, Adelie Coast. Discovered in 1931 by British Australian and New Zealand Antarctic Research Expedition (BANZARE) personnel on the believing it to be a 300-m rock peak. Named by Mawson after French mineralogist Alfred Lacroix (Mount Lacroix, q.v.). Photographed from the air by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp, 1946-47. Surveyed by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1949-51, which established an astronomical control station near its center.
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