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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17320

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): Spur extending SE from Elgar Uplands toward the head of Sibelius Glacier, N Alexander Island. Photographed from the air by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in 1947, roughly mapped from air photographs by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1959, and surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1973-77. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1980 after Martin Robert Pearson, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) glaciologist, 1970-73, who worked on Alexander Island, 1971-72.

Date Created (see definition): 09/22/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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