Name details

Cherry Spur

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 140053

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 prominent rock spur that forms the southwest portion of Sculpture Mountain at the south end of Monument Nunataks.

Named For

The feature was geologically studied by Ohio State University field parties in the 1981-82 and 1982-83 seasons. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Eric M. Cherry, geologist with those parties who worked on the spur.

Location

Latitude:
72° 51' 46.1" S
-72.86280°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 00' 04.6" E
162.00127°
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Altitude:
2038 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Reference Elevation Model of Antarctica, Howat et al. 2018
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Polar Geospatial Center
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
24-May-2018

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