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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14426

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 170

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A spur rising to 170 m at the SW end of Andreaea Plateau, on Signy Island in the South Orkney Islands. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) following British Antarctic Survey (BAS) ecological work from the springtail insects (especially, Cryptopygus antarcticus) that are abundant beneath stones and in the sparse vegetation of the spur.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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