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Whymper Spur: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Whymper Spur in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Whymper Spur

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16560

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
021° 29' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -21.4833333

Elevation (see definition): 1250

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock spur rising to c. 1,250 m eastward of Blanchard Hill in Pioneers Escarpment (q.v.), Shackleton Range. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after English mountaineer and artist Edward Whymper (1840-1911), who made the first ascent of the Matterhorn, Switzerland, July 14, 1865; designer of the prototype of the Whymper tent, 1861-62.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Whymper Spur in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Whymper Spur should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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