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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16514

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
073° 05' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 73.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): A small coastal nunatak protruding above the terminus of Rogers Glacier between McKaskle Hills and Maris Nunatak, at the E side of Amery Ice Shelf. Delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump aerial photographs taken in March 1947. Named by Roscoe for J.R. Whisnant, Operation Highjump air crewman on photographic flights over this and other coastal areas between 14 and 164 East longitude.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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