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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Feature type: Spur (2f)
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A rock spur running northwest-southeast for approximately 5km, rising to 1270m, between Robson Glacier and Pyne Glacier in Gonville and Caius Range, Victoria Land. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MD09
Named by United States Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2007) after BU2 Richard J. Prescott, U.S. Navy (Seabees), who at the time was a member of the construction crew which built the original McMurdo Station, the original Beardmore Refuelling 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.
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