Name details

Buell Peninsula

Buell Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Buell Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 123060

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

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

Narrative

An ice-covered peninsula terminating in Cape Williams, located between the lower ends of Lillie, George and Zykov Glaciers, at the NW end of the Anare Mountains. The peninsula is 15 mi long and 8 mi at its greatest width. Photographed from U.S. Navy aircraft during Operation Highjump, 1946-47, and again in 1960-62. Mapped by USGS in 1962-63. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. (later Lt. Cdr.) Kenneth R. Buell, USN, navigator on aircraft with Squadron VX-6 in Antarctica in 1965-66 and 1966-67.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 36' 00.0" S
- 70.60000°
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Longitude:
164° 24' 00.0" E
164.40000°
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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:
1-Jan-1973

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