Name details

Buddington Peak

Buddington Peak (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buddington Peak  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108002

Feature type: Peak

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

rising to 235m N of Marian Cove, King George Island, was called by AAE Cerro Agudo [=sharp-pointed hill] (Argentina. MM chart CHI-I, 1954) or Monte Agudo (Argentina. MM, 1958a, p. 277); photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956, and surveyed from the ground by FIDS, 1957-59; in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area, named after Capt. James Waterman Buddington, American sealer of New London, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1876-77 in Florence, and in 1888-89 and 1889-90 in Sarah W. Hunt in search of fur seals (APC, 1960, p. 3; DOS 610 sheet W 62 58, 1960). Pik Buddington (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 175). Monte Gómez, after a sailor in the Argentine corvette Uruguay, 1904-05 (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter G).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 11' 45.5" S
- 62.19597°
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Longitude:
58° 47' 42.8" W
- 58.79522°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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