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Howard Nunatak

Coordinate: S 77.528, W 86.7673

Transportation: Twin Otter

Closest operations HUB: 261km to ALE Union Glacier Camp


Station ID: HOWN

Installed: 2007-2008 season

Former Projects: WAGN

Former Names: W14A



Station ID: HOWD

Installed: 2007-2008 season

Former Projects:

Former Names:

Group of some 15 nunataks lying off the extremity of the mountainous ridge at the NW corner of the Sentinel Range. Discovered by Lincoln Ellsworth on his trans-Antarctic flight of Nov. 23, 1935. Named by the US-ACAN for Patrick Howard, engine mechanic on Ellsworth's expedition (https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=126765).