Name details

Buttress Hill

Buttress Hill (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buttress Hill  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 108038

Feature type: Hill

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 c. 650m on Tabarin Peninsula, Trinity Peninsula, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in March 1946 and so named in association with Seven Buttresses (q.v.) to the SW (APC, 1955, p.6; BA chart 3205, 23.ix.1949; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974). Cerro Fuelle [=bellows hill], so called descriptively (Olsacher, 1956, photograph p. 84). Cerro Buttress (Chile. DNH chart 1400, 1961; IHA, 1974, p.60). Cabo Buttress (Chile. IGM map 5, 1966). Cerro Buttres [sic], as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.60). Cerro El Fuelle (Argentina. MD, 1978, letter E).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
63° 33' 00.0" S
- 63.55000°
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Longitude:
57° 02' 00.0" W
- 57.03333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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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:
21-Nov-1949

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