This page presents the geographical name data for Kienle Nunataks 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): Kienle Nunataks
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 17865
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 28' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 36' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.6
Elevation (see definition): 1700
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2000
Description (see definition): Three aligned nunataks to the N of Mount Terror in NE Ross Island. The nunataks trend E-W for 1 mi and rise to c.1700 m. The central nunatak is 2.5 mi NNE of the Mount Terror summit. At the suggestion of P.R. Kyle, named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Juergen Kienle (d.), Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska, Fairbanks, a U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) team leader for the investigation of volcanic activity and seismicity on Mount Erebus in six field seasons, 1980-81 through 1985-86.
Date Created (see definition): 10/27/2000
Date Edited (see definition): No data