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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2102

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 49' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.8166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Peak rising between Collins Harbor and Marian Cove in the SW part of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for James W. Buddington of New London, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1876-77, 1888-89 and 1889-90, in search of fur seals. Buddington was a leading figure during the revival of United States southern sealing which began in 1871.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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