Mims Spur

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Mims Spur (86°2′S 125°35′W / 86.033°S 125.583°W / -86.033; -125.583Coordinates: 86°2′S 125°35′W / 86.033°S 125.583°W / -86.033; -125.583) is a prominent rock spur protruding from the southern extremity of Wisconsin Plateau, Antarctica, situated just southeast of Polygon Spur on the north side of McCarthy Glacier. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1960–64, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Julius E. Mims, Jr., a radioman at Byrd Station in 1962.[1]

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