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