This page presents the geographical name data for Gannon Nunataks 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): Gannon Nunataks
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 5459
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 43' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 28' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.7166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.4666667
Elevation (see definition): 750
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): A notable twin-peaked nunatak (c. 750 m) and several smaller rock outcrops, located between the N end of LeMay Range and Lully Foothills in Alexander Island. The feature was photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and mapped from these photographs by D. Searle of Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1960. Named in 1977 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Anthony E. Gannon, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) meteorological observer, Halley Station, 1970-72, general assistant, Grytviken, 1972, and builder, Stonington Island, 1973-75, who participated in a plane-table survey of N Alexander Island, 1973.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data