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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17826

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
166° 53' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 166.8833333

Elevation (see definition): 1700

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000

Description (see definition): A nunatak rising to c.1700 m on the NW slope of Mount Erebus, Ross Island. The feature is 1.2 mi SSW of Abbott Peak. Named by New Zealand Geographic Board (NZGB) (2000) after Sergeant L.W. (Wally) Tarr, Royal New Zealand Air Force (RNZAF), aircraft mechanic with the New Zealand contingent of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1956-58.

Date Created (see definition): 10/25/2000

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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