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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 7534

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 59' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 43' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.7166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): A rock buttress 2.5 mi N of Melville Peak, overlooking Destruction Bay on the E side of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for the sealing vessel Jenny from the Isle of Wight which was found drifting in Drake Passage by the whaler Hope in September 1840. All her crew were dead and the log was entered up to Jan. 17, 1823.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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