Name details

Sidell Spur

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 136938

Feature type: None recorded.

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 prominent spur, 1.5 miles long, projecting west from the main ì mountain range of Brabant Island, Palmer Archipelago. The spur ì has a narrow crest and abuts the north side of Rush Glacier; it ì terminates in a bold rock face at Dallmann Bay. Named by US-ACAN ì (2010) after Bruce David Sidell (b. 3/20/48), Director of Marine ì Sciences, University of Maine, who from 1987 conducted seminal ì research on the physiology of Antarctic icefish in 15 field ì seasons at the Palmer Station and aboard research vessels in the ì Palmer Archipelago and South Shetland Islands. The spur overlooks ì the Dallmann Bay fishing area frequented by Dr Sidell to obtain ì fish for his research.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 21' 38.0" S
- 64.36056°
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Longitude:
62° 33' 16.0" W
- 62.55444°
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Altitude:
0 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:
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Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

new feature (R.Payne, 18.3.10)

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
17-Feb-2009

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