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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14197

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
086° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A solitary nunatak located 20 mi ENE of Hamilton Cliff, Ford Massif, of the Thiel Mountains. The nunatak was observed on Dec. 13, 1959 by Edward Thiel and Campbell Craddock in the course of a U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) airlifted geophysical traverse along the 88th meridian West. The name was proposed by Thiel and Craddock for Wayne Sonntag, Operations Director at the Geophysical Institute, University of Wisconsin, 1959-61, logistics officer for the airlifted traverse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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