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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15021

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
067° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): An oval shaped, whale-backed hill with its smooth contours broken at the northern end by three rock buttresses which are conspicuous from the north, located near the heads of Riley Glacier and Chapman Glacier in western Palmer Land. Named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Brian J. Taylor, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) geologist at Fossil Bluff station, 1961-63.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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