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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2928

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 37' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.6166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45.7

Elevation (see definition): 465

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Prominent, isolated rock buttress rising to 465 m, standing 1 mi NW of Echo Mountain and overlooking the E side of Norway Bight on the S coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The name, which is descriptive, was given by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) following their survey of 1950.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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