Name details

Xanthus Spur

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 112017

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.1250 m and running NW from Mount Hector, Trojan Range, towards Iliad Glacier, Anvers Island, was surveyed by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in August-September 1955; in association with other names from Homer's Iliad in this range, named after Xanthus, son of Zeus and the god of one of the two main rivers of the Trojan plain (APC, 1958, p.7; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 34' 00.0" S
- 64.56667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
63° 30' 00.0" W
- 63.50000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
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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:
4-Sep-1957

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