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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16105

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
071° 47' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.7833333

Elevation (see definition): 750

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rock cliff, 750 m, overlooking the SE side of Lazarev Bay and forming the NW extremity of the Lassus Mountains in northern Alexander Island. Mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Tomas Luis de Vittoria (1535-1611), Spanish composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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