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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11264

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
087° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -87.6666667

Elevation (see definition): 1830

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A notable rock nunatak with a pointed summit (1,830 m) which stands in relative isolation, 8 mi E of Hart Hills and 80 mi NNE of Ford Massif, Thiel Mountains. The nunatak was examined and sketched by Edward Thiel in the course of an airlifted seismic traverse along meridian 88W in the 1959-60 season. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Chief Warrant Officer Gerald Pagano (d.1981), USA, assistant for plans and operations on the staff of the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1960-65; staff member, Center for Polar Archives, National Archives, 1972-81.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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