Name details

Rude Spur

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131019

Feature type: Spur (2f)

Origin

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

Narrative

A rock spur 2 mi NW of Mount Circe that descends from the plateau of Victoria Land toward Balham Lake and Balham Valley. Named by US-ACAN after USARP oceanographer Jeffrey D. Rude who drowned in McMurdo Sound, Oct. 12, 1975, when the tracked vehicle he was driving broke through bay ice and sank in the vicinity of Erebus Glacier Tongue and Turtle Rock.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 27' 00.0" S
- 77.45000°
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Longitude:
160° 49' 00.0" E
160.81667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1976

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