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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2389

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
113° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -113.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A flat-topped ridge leading N from the N face of Mount Glossopteris, 1.3 mi E of Discovery Ridge, Ohio Range. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1958-59. The spur is named after the Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand, home of the National Antarctic Exhibition, Research and Reference Center. Geologists Jane Newman and Margaret Bradshaw of the Canterbury Museum worked on this ridge during the 1984-85 field season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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