This page presents the geographical name data for Stephenson 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): Stephenson Nunatak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14571
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 11' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 05' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.1833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.0833333
Elevation (see definition): 640
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956
Description (see definition): Prominent, pyramid-shaped rock nunatak, 640 m, which rises 300 m above the surrounding ice at the NW side of Kirwan Inlet in the SE part of Alexander Island. Discovered and roughly surveyed in 1940-41 by Ronne and Eklund of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). Resurveyed in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Alfred Stephenson, surveyor with the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), who led a sledge party S into George VI Sound to about 72S in 1936.
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