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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3898

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 27' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
178° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.45

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -178.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A mainly ice-free rock bluff, overlooking the W side of the head of Shackleton Glacier about 3 mi NW of Roberts Massif. So named because of several depressing incidents experienced here by the Southern Party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62), including the loss of Dismal, the party's only lead dog, which had to be destroyed.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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