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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14794

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 18' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
025° 44' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.3

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -25.7333333

Elevation (see definition): 1100

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A prominent elevated rock mass 2.5 mi SW of Charpentier Pyramid, rising to c. 1,100 m on the W side of Herbert Mountains, Shackleton Range. It was roughly surveyed by the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE), 1957, photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and resurveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-1971. In association with the names of glacial geologists grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Mikhail I. Sumgin (1873-1942), Russian pioneer in permafrost research.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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