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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5098

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
076° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 800

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A nunatak rising to c. 800 m, 1 mi N of Schwartz Peak in Ellsworth Land. The feature is part of a nunatak group discovered and photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth in Nov. 1935. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1961-68, and from Landsat imagery taken 1973-74. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1987 after Gary F. Foltz, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) cartographic technician, a member of U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) satellite surveying teams at the South Pole Station during two winter periods, 1978 and 1984.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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