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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12269

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
028° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -28.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 1065

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

Description (see definition): Northeasternmost of the Whichaway Nunataks, 1,065 m. First mapped in 1957 by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) and so named because it was the last rock outcrop visited on the transpolar route of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in December 1957 when a further search was made for plant fossils previously found in the area by the expedition's geologist.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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