Blorenge Buttress (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Blorenge Buttress (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Butte
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A very prominent, orange coloured pillar of Beacon sandstone, 4km west of the summit of Flagship Mountain, Convoy Range, Victoria Land. The pillar is flanked to the west by steep blue ice and a huge windscoop from Flight Deck Névé, and rises sheer from a large ice-free area to the north. Feature shown on: NZ AntTopo50-MC08
The feature was geologically mapped by Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition (VUWAE), 1976-77, led by Christopher J. Burgess who named it after a similar feature in Wales, Great Britain. The name is also suggestive of its orange colour.
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