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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17448

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
76° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -76.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1994

Description (see definition): A prominent, orange-colored pillar of sandstone, 2.2 mi W of the summit of Flagship Mountain at the W end of Viking Hills, Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The pillar is flanked to the W by steep blue ice and a huge windscoop from Flight Deck Neve and rises sheer from a large ice-free area to the north. The featudre was geologically mapped by Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE), 1976-77, led by Christopher J. Burgess who named it after a similar feature in Wales, Great Britain.

Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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