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Contortion Spur: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Contortion 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): Contortion Spur

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18265

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 09' 00" E

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): The largest and easternmost of three spurs which descend N from Mount Madison near the mouth of Byrd Glacier. The spur exposes a spectacular syncline of white marble and black schist. It was geologically mapped on Dec. 10, 2000, by Edmund Stump of U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP); he suggested the name because of the skewed form of the spur.

Date Created (see definition): 01/28/2003

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Contortion 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 Contortion Spur should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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