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Walsh Spur: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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