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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6731

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.35

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1975

Description (see definition): A sharp-pointed nunatak lying 2 mi SW of Titania Peak and about 18 mi W of Venus Glacier in southeastern Alexander Island. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) from association with Venus Glacier, Hesperus being a variant name for the "evening star," Venus.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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