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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15993

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7

Elevation (see definition): 1200

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of nunataks rising to c. 1,200 m between Grikurov Ridge in LeMay Range and Aeolus Ridge in Planet Heights, eastern Alexander Island. In association with the names of planets and their satellites in this area, named after Vesta, an asteroid that lies between the orbits of Mars and Jupiter. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1987.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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