Name details

Johnson Spire

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127128

Feature type: Peak (2a)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A mountain with a spire-like summit (1570 m) between Cranfield Icefalls and Gaussiran Glacier in NE Britannia Range. Named by US-ACAN after Bradish F. Johnson, Chief Optical Science Laboratory, USGS, with responsibility for calibrating aerial mapping cameras used in Antarctica; conducted GPS observations during USGS-Ohio State University Transantarctic Mountains Deformation Project, summer 1999-2000.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 59' 00.0" S
- 79.98333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
158° 59' 00.0" E
158.98333°
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Altitude:
1570 m
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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:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-2000

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