Name details

Lear Spire

Lear Spire (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Lear Spire  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139705

Feature type: Rock

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 distinctive pointed spire rising to 2470m, approximately 5.3km south of Ugolini Peak, Colwell Massif, in Victoria Land. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after D'Ann Figard Lear, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), librarian for the Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR) library (Reston, VA), which holds an extensive collection of Antarctic photography, maps, and geodetic control data.

Location

Latitude:
78° 05' 00.8" S
-78.08356°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 30' 15.0" E
161.50417°
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Altitude:
2470 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

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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