This page presents the geographical name data for Marvin 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): Marvin Nunatak
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9509
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 46' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 03' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.7666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.05
Elevation (see definition): 2090
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): A prominent nunatak 1 mi S of Depot Nunatak, rising to 2,090 m on the W side of Cassidy Glacier, to the W of Quartermain Mountains in Victoria Land. Presumably first seen by British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, from nearby Depot Nunatak. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1992 after Ursula B. Marvin, Smithsonian Astrophysical Laboratory, Cambridge, MA; field party member, Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) expedition to Victoria Land, 1978-79 and 1981-82; field work at Seymour Island, 1984-85; member of the Advisory Committee to the Division of Polar Programs, NSF, from 1983.
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