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