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Meknattane Nunataks: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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