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

Feature Class (see definition): Basin

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18664

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 46' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.7666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): A pond lying 1.7 mi SSW of Apollo Peak in the NW part of the Labyrinth of Wright Valley. The pond is also positioned as being 0.25 mi ENE of Kurasawa Pond and 0.8 m E of the Wright Upper Glacier terminus. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2004) after Kunihiki Watanuki, Department of Chemistry, University of Tokyo, Japan; participant in the McMurdo Dry Valleys Drilling Project during the 1973-74 field season; Labyrinth pond studies, 1985-86.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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