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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13677

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 12' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.2

Elevation (see definition): 500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): Nunatak rising to 500 m in Nichols Snowfield, northern Alexander Island. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Colin Shaw (1944-78), British Antarctic Survey (BAS) surveyor who worked in Alexander Island, 1975-76.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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