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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17392

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 26' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1997

Description (see definition): A craggy, island-like nunatak, 0.75 mi long, rising to 1,750 m in the uppermost neve area of the Newall Glacier, Asgard Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1997) after Japanese geophysicist Katsutada Kaminuma, Professor of Earth Sciences, National Institute of Polar Research, Tokyo, who worked eight field seasons in the McMurdo Sound region: two seasons with the Dry Valleys Drilling Project, 1974-75, 1975-76; one season with Antarctic Search for Meteorites, 1976-77; five seasons with International Mount Erebus Seismic Survey, 1979-80, 1982-83, 1983-84, 1985-86, 1986-87.

Date Created (see definition): 09/23/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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