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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 19151

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 05' 30" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 16' 30" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.0916667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.275

Elevation (see definition): 1250

Decision Year (see definition): 01/15/2008

Description (see definition): A rock spur running N-S and rising to 1250 meters between Robson Glacier and Pyne Glacier in Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after BU2 Richard J. Prescott, U.S. Navy (USN) (Seabees), who at the time was a member of the construction crew which built the original McMurdo Station, the original Beardmore Refueling Station and the original South Pole Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was also a sled dog handler at McMurdo and South Pole Stations

Date Created (see definition): 01/21/2008

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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