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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8874

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 45' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 72.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A group of nunataks between Jennings Promontory and Reinbolt Hills on the E side of Amery Ice Shelf. First photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). The position was fixed by intersection from Corry Rocks and Rubeli Bluff by Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) surveyors in 1968. Named by ANCA for N. Linton-Smith, senior technical officer with the Antarctic Division, Melbourne, a member of the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Amery Ice Shelf glaciological traverse in 1970.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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