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