Name details

Hofmann Spur

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139697

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

An ice-covered spur between Allison Glacier and Dale Glacier on the west side of Royal Society Range, Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MH09

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (1994) after David J. Hofmann of the University of Wyoming and NOAA. He conducted upper atmospheric research through high-altitude ballooning in Antarctica for over 15 years, contributing to the understanding of the ozone hole.

Location

Latitude:
78° 16' 33.8" S
-78.27605°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 02' 54.6" E
162.04851°
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Altitude:
1517 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:
15-Nov-1994

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