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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6114

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
173° 14' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 173.2333333

Elevation (see definition): 210

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A rock exposure (210 m) on the ice-covered spur that descends from Mount Robert Scott east-northeastward toward the western edge of Hood Glacier, near the juncture with Ross Ice Shelf. It is, as it were, guarding the entrance to the glacier, hence the name given by the New Zealand Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition, 1959-60.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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