Garden Spur

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

Garden Spur (84°33′S 174°45′W / 84.550°S 174.750°W / -84.550; -174.750Coordinates: 84°33′S 174°45′W / 84.550°S 174.750°W / -84.550; -174.750) is a spur on the west side of the Longhorn Spurs, 3 nautical miles (6 km) south of Cape Surprise, Antarctica. It was so named by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (1963–64) because of the rich flora of mosses, algae, and lichens found there.[1]


 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Garden Spur" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).