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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5847

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A group of nunataks on the S side of Mosby Glacier, near its head, in south-central Palmer Land. Mapped by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs taken by the U.S. Navy, 1966-69. In association with the names of Antarctic oceanographers grouped in this area, named in 1977 by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Arnold L. Gordon, American oceanographer; Professor of Geology, Lamont-Doherty Geological Observatory, Columbia University, New York.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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