Name details

The Spire

Spire, The (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

The Spire  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111333

Feature type: None recorded.

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to c.150m on W side of Providence Cove, Neny Fjord, Fallières Coast, was probably sighted by BGLE in 1936-37; climbed by a FIDS-RARE party from "Stonington Island", 17 January 1948, and called descriptively The Needle (Latady, 1949b, p.35), Pinnacle, Sanctuary Pinnacle (Butson, 1949, p.199-200) or Needle (Nichols, 1953, Fig. 21, p.31); surveyed by FIDS, 1948-49, and named The Spire (APC, 1955, p.20; DCS 601 sheet 68 66, 1955).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
68° 18' 00.0" S
- 68.30000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 54' 00.0" W
- 66.90000°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
31-Mar-1955

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