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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4565

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 41' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.6833333

Elevation (see definition): 1050

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A small nunatak (6 m high, 15 m long) at an elevation of 1,050 m, located 16 mi NW of Henkle Peak in Ellsworth Land. It was discovered in January 1985 by chance in a snowstorm and fog by the joint U.S. Geological Survey (USGS)-British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geological party led by Peter D. Rowley. party is significantly older than the oldest previously dated rock from southern Antarctic Peninsula. The name is "nowhere" spelled backwards and was suggested by Rowley because the field party was uncertain of its location during the foul weather.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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