This page presents the geographical name data for Spath Crest 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): Spath Crest
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14317
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 39' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 12' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.65
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -26.2
Elevation (see definition): 1450
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): Summit rocks rising to c. 1,450 m and marking the NW end of Du Toit Nunataks, Read Mountains, in the Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of geologists grouped in the area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Leonard F. Spath (1882-1957), British paleontologist and stratigrapher whose study of ammonites made possible the correlation of Mesozoic rocks; paleontologist, British Museum (Natural History), 1912-57.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data