Name details

Pecten Spur

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 135323

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.

Narrative

sharp rocky spur projecting eastwards from the southern cliff face of Jonkers Mesa, midway between Ekelöf Point and Cape Gage, eastern James Ross Island. So named due to the abundance of large pecten fossils in the sedimentary sequence that forms the local base of the volcanic cliffs.

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Location

Latitude:
64° 11' 40.0" S
- 64.19444°
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Longitude:
57° 07' 53.0" W
- 57.13139°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1906

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