This page presents the geographical name data for Meknattane 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): Meknattane Nunataks
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9814
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
075° 12' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 75.2
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973
Description (see definition): A cluster of rock outcrops on the E side of Polarforschung Glacier where it flows to Publications Ice Shelf. The feature consists of a massive ridge with broken outcrops to the south and east. Mapped from air photos by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936) and named Meknattane (the middle crags). Also photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump (1946-47). The geology of the feature was investigated by I.R. McLeod, geologist with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) Prince Charles Mountains survey party in Jan. 1969.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data