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

Feature Class (see definition): Cape

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2110

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1973

Description (see definition): An ice-covered peninsula terminating in Cape Williams, located between the lower ends of Lillie, George and Zykov Glaciers, at the NW end of the Anare Mountains. The peninsula is 15 mi long and 8 mi at its greatest width. Photographed from U.S. Navy aircraft during Operation Highjump, 1946-47, and again in 1960-62. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) in 1962-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (later Lieutenant Commander) Kenneth R. Buell, U.S. Navy (USN), navigator on aircraft with Squadron VX-6 in Antarctica in 1965-66 and 1966-67.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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