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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13417

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
115° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -115

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A broad ice-capped bluff between Ricker and Higgins Canyons on the N side of Buckeye Table, Ohio Range. The feature has steep ice and rock cliffs and is prominent when viewed from northward. Surveyed in Dec. 1958 by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse party. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Emil Schulthess, Swiss photographer who accompanied the party during part of the traverse. He subsequently published an excellent photographic portrait of the continent in his book Antarctica, 1960.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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