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Oppegaard Spur: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Oppegaard Spur 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): Oppegaard Spur

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11124

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
177° 22' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -177.3666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A narrow rock spur, 2 mi long, extending NW from the SW portion of Mount Speed, standing just E of Kosco Glacier where the latter enters Ross Ice Shelf. Discovered and photographed by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard D. Oppegaard, Seaman Apprentice, U.S. Navy (USN), a member of the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, who lost his life in a shipboard accident, Nov. 8, 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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