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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United States Gazetteer Id 123057

Feature type: Peak (2d)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

Peak rising between Collins Harbor and Marian Cove in the SW part of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for James W. Buddington of New London, CT, who visited the South Shetland Islands in 1876-77, 1888-89 and 1889-90, in search of fur seals. Buddington was a leading figure during the revival of United States southern sealing which began in 1871.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 12' 00.0" S
- 62.20000°
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Longitude:
58° 49' 00.0" W
- 58.81667°
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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:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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