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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12450

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
126° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -126.7333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A narrow rock spur, 2 mi long, descending from southern Wisconsin Plateau to Olentangy Glacier 1 mi north of Tillite Spur. 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 this area in 1964-65, because the surface of a flat platform on this spur is weathered bright red.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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