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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13322

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
020° 24' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -20.4

Elevation (see definition): 1300

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock buttress rising to c. 1,300 m to the SE of Lundstrom Knoll in Pioneers Escarpment, Shackleton Range. Photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967. Surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. In association with the names of pioneers of polar life and travel grouped in this area, named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971 after Charles-Marc Sauria (b. 1812), French inventor of the first practical friction match in 1831.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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