This page presents the geographical name data for Spiers 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): Spiers Nunatak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14367
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 20' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
125° 36' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.3333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -125.6
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967
Description (see definition): An isolated nunatak lying 7 miles west-northwest of Mount Brecher on the north side of Quonset Glacier, in the Wisconsin Range, Horlick Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Raymond R. Spiers, a cook at the U.S. Naval Air Facility, McMurdo Sound, 1956 winter party; member of the construction party which built Amundsen-Scott South Pole Station, 1956-57 season; Byrd Station, 1959 winter party.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data