This page presents the geographical name data for Schulthess 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): Schulthess Buttress
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 13417
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 47' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
115° 00' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.7833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -115
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A broad ice-capped bluff between Ricker and Higgins Canyons on the N side of Buckeye Table, Ohio Range. The feature has steep ice and rock cliffs and is prominent when viewed from northward. Surveyed in Dec. 1958 by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse party. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Emil Schulthess, Swiss photographer who accompanied the party during part of the traverse. He subsequently published an excellent photographic portrait of the continent in his book Antarctica, 1960.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data