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

Feature Class (see definition): Ridge

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3957

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
172° 48' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 172.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered spur just E of Mount Patrick in the Commonwealth Range, descending N into the upper reaches of Hood Glacier. Its several rock outcrops when seen from lower levels of the glacier resemble a school of dolphins diving through the sea. Named by the New Zealand Alpine Club Antarctic Expedition, 1959-60.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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