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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18166

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
155° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 155.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A nunatak 1 mi long at the NW end of the Meteorite Hills and Darwin Mountains. Named after Brian Mason of the Department of Mineral Sciences, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, who examined and classified meteorites collected by U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) field parties directed by W.A. Cassidy in seven austral summers, 1977-78 through 1983-84.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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