Name details

Prescott Spur

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136270

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A rock spur running N-S and rising to 1250 meters between Robson Glacier and Pyne Glacier in Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. Named by US-ACAN (2007) after BU2 Richard J. Prescott, USN (Seabees), who at the time was a member of the construction crew which built the original McMurdo Station, the original Beardmore Refueling Station and the original South Pole Station in the 1955-57 pre-IGY period. He was also a sled dog handler at McMurdo and South Pole Stations

Named For

Location

Latitude:
77° 05' 30.0" S
- 77.09167°
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Longitude:
162° 16' 30.0" E
162.27500°
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Altitude:
1250 m
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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:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Jan-2008

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