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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2090

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
114° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -114.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A plateau, 12 mi long and 2 to 5 mi wide, occupying the central part of Ohio Range, Horlick Mountains. The feature is a high level snow surface with precipitous northern cliffs; the plateau surface merges gradually with the inland ice to the south. The name, a nickname of the state of Ohio and Ohio State University, was proposed by William H. Chapman, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) surveyor in these mountains in the 1958-59 season. Ohio State University and its Institute of Polar Studies initiated a program of geological investigation in the Ohio Range and the Horlick Mountains beginning in the 1960-61 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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