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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2089

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock buttress at the SW end of Mount Bouvier (q.v.), eastern Adelaide Island. A geological locality investigated by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1980-81, found to contain marine fossils, including a bivalve species of the genus Buchia. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1982.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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