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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12541

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 27' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A nunatak l4 mi SSE of Mount Martyn in southern Lazarev Mountains. The feature lies along the W side of upper Matusevich Glacier. Plotted by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) from photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47) and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1959). Visited by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1963-64) who gave the name because of the rescue, in bitter conditions, of a sledge and dogs which had fallen into a nearby crevasse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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