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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13338

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
056° 02' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -56.0333333

Elevation (see definition): 430

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963

Description (see definition): Isolated nunatak, 430 m, standing 6 mi N of Mount Tholus on the N side of Joinville Island. It is dome-shaped when seen from the south, but has a conspicuous rock wall on its northern side. Surveyed by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1954. The name is descriptive of the feature as seen from the north, "saxum" being Latin for wall.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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