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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5186

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 06' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.1

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 71.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): A horseshoe shaped rock outcrop in the S part of the Manning Nunataks, on the E side of the Amery Ice Shelf. The Manning Nunataks were photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47) and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) (1957). They were visited by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition (SovAE) in 1965 and Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) in 1969. Named by ANCA for A.L. Foster, electronics engineer at Mawson Station in 1970, a member of an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) glaciological traverse party on the Amery Ice Shelf in January 1970.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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