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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10230

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 31' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
125° 38' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -125.6333333

Elevation (see definition): 2600

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): A steep bluff 2 mi S of Koopman Peak, rising over 2,600 m and forming a major projection between Davisville and Quonset Glaciers along the N wall of the Wisconsin Range. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Clifford D. Moran, USN, aircraft pilot during U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1966 and 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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