Name details

Gilbert Spur

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

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

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Bulgaria Gazetteer Id 137789

Feature type: Ridge (2d)

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The mostly ice-covered ridge extending 3.9 km in N-S direction, 2.3 km wide and rising to 1900 m in the southern part of Sentinel Range in Ellsworth Mountains. Situated at the confluence of Bender Glacier and Nimitz Glacier, 2.1 km S of Chaplin Peak, 8.5 km SW of Mount Strybing, 10.5 km W of Mount Liptak, and 11.7 km E by N of Mount Fisek in Bastien Range. US mapping in 1961 and 1988. Named after Joseph Gilbert (1732-1821), Master of HMS Resolution during the 1772-75 exploration voyage of James Cook, who, along with William Hodges, produced the first paintings from the Antarctic region.

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Location

Latitude:
78° 43' 08.0" S
- 78.71889°
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Longitude:
85° 25' 57.0" W
- 85.43250°
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Altitude:
1900 m
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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

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Jan-2014

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