Name details

Adams Nunatak

Adams Nunatak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Adams Nunatak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 121579

Feature type: Nunatak (2b)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A nunatak on the S side of Neptune Glacier, 6 mi W of Cannonball Cliffs, in eastern 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-APC in association with Neptune Glacier after John C. Adams (1819-92), the Cambridge mathematician who deduced the existence of the planet Neptune.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 44' 00.0" S
- 71.73333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 34' 00.0" W
- 68.56667°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1975

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