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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11935

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
126° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -126

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A broad, ice-free spur lying 2 mi SE of Tillite Spur at the S end of the Wisconsin Plateau, Horlick Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. The name was proposed by John H. Mercer, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist to these mountains, 1964-65, because the surface of the spur is covered by a network of unsorted polygons.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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