Catenary Nunatak

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Catenary Nunatak (77°59′S 160°31′E / 77.983°S 160.517°E / -77.983; 160.517Coordinates: 77°59′S 160°31′E / 77.983°S 160.517°E / -77.983; 160.517) is a nunatak 1 nautical mile (2 km) southwest of Monastery Nunatak on the south side of the Quartermain Mountains, Victoria Land. One of a group of names in the area associated with surveying applied in 1993 by the New Zealand Geographic Board; a catenary being the curve in which a survey chain hangs when it is suspended between two points at the same level.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Catenary Nunatak" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).