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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3353

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A series of high snow and rock buttresses, 10 mi long, forming the N wall of Cornwall Glacier for a distance of 5 mi and then trending NE an equal distance along the W side of Lowery Glacier, in Queen Elizabeth Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after John T. Crowell (d. 1986), who served with the National Science Foundation as Antarctic Vessel Project Officer, 1960-63, and Special Projects Officer, 1963-69. He led a reconnaissance party to the Antarctic Peninsula in January 1963 to investigate the location for a U.S. station in the peninsula area.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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