Name details

Wild Spur

Wild Spur (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Wild Spur  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111939

Feature type: Spur

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.1000m on E side of Errera Channel, Danco Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Danco Island", 1956-57; in association with the names of pioneers of photogrammetry and air survey grouped in this area, named after Heinrich Wild (1833-1902), Swiss instrument designer responsible for the autograph plotter, first used c.1924 for stereo-survey from ground stations and later adapted for air survey (APC, 1960, p.8; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 42' 00.0" S
- 64.70000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
62° 32' 00.0" W
- 62.53333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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