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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10710

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
023° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -23.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1470

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of nunataks 6 mi NNE of Mount Wegener, rising to 1,470 m near the E end of the Read Mountains, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Paul Niggli (1888-1953), Swiss geologist who introduced the cataloguing of magma types by molecular or Niggli values; Professor of Geology, University of Zurich.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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