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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1166

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
172° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 172

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A rock spur 2 mi N of Mount Patrick in Commonwealth Range. It descends from a small summit peak on the range to the E side of Beardmore Glacier. Probably first seen by Shackleton's Southern Party in 1908. The name is descriptive of the appearance of the spur when viewed from the west. Name suggested by John Gunner of the Ohio State University Geological Expedition, 1969-70, who collected geological samples at the spur.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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