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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13602

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 10' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 150

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Series of seven rock buttresses, 150 m high, which are separated by narrow icefalls and extend for 4 mi along the W side of Tabarin Peninsula, the E extremity of Trinity Peninsula. Probably first sighted by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04. The Seven Buttresses were surveyed and named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1946.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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