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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18208

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 19' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.3166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2001

Description (see definition): A rock spur 2 mi NW of Mount Ayres on the Butcher Ridge, Cook Mountains. Named after Per Gjelsvik of the University of Wisconsin-Madison aeromagnetic project under John Behrendt, 1963-64. Working from U.S. Navy aircraft, Gjelsvik acquired aeromagnetic profiles over the Transantarctic Mountains bordering the Ross Sea and Ross Ice Shelf.

Date Created (see definition): 12/23/2002

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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