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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12416

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 17' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.2833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A small but conspicuous nunatak 1 mi W of Mount Perkins, in the Fosdick Mountains of the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) (1939-41). Later mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos (1959-65). So named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) because the nunatak is recessed in the ice at the base due to windscooping.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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