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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11292

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A substantial rock nunatak just N of Rohss Bay and 2 mi SE of Hidden Lake on James Ross Island. Mapped from surveys by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) (1960-61). This distinctive ridge-backed nunatak with vertical columnar structure is the largest outcrop of hard intrusive rock on James Ross Island. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for its resemblance to a palisade.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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