Name details

Rude Spur

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139593

Feature type: Spur

Origin

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:

Narrative

A rock spur topped by Mount Cassidy 3.9km northwest of Mount Circe that descends from Prentice Plateau of Victoria Land toward Balham Lake and Balham Valley. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME07

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) oceanographer Jeffrey D. Rude who drowned in McMurdo Sound, Oct. 12, 1975, when the tracked vehicle he was driving broke through bay ice and sank in the vicinity of Erebus Glacier Tongue and Turtle Rock.

Location

Latitude:
77° 27' 13.1" S
-77.45364°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 49' 55.9" E
160.83220°
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Altitude:
1685 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Nov-1976

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