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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16152

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
144° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -144.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A nunatak, badly sculptured away by ice, the remnant of a huge cone of an extinct volcano, located 2 mi SE of Mount Richardson in the Fosdick Mountains of the Ford Ranges in Marie Byrd Land. Discovered on Nov. 28, 1934 by Paul Siple and Stevenson Corey of the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35, who investigated the feature and referred to it as "The Volcano." A form of the original field name has been approved by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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