This page presents the geographical name data for Walsh 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): Walsh Spur
Feature Class (see definition): Ridge
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16244
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 40' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
169° 22' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.6666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 169.3666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973
Description (see definition): A pointed rock spur 4 mi E of Mount Northampton in the Victory Mountains of Victoria Land. The spur forms the W side of the terminus of Whitehall Glacier. First mapped from surveys by New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1957-58, and U.S. Navy aerial photography. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander Don Walsh, U.S. Navy (USN), special assistant to the Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research and Development, 1971-72. In 1960, with Jacques Piccard, Walsh descended to the bottom of the Mariana Trench in the Trieste.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data