Name details

Robertson Buttress

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 130840

Feature type: Buttress (2f)

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

The W-most (1040 m) in a series of large rock buttresses on the S side of Darwin Glacier between Alley Glacier and Gaussiran Glacier. Named by US-ACAN after William Gray Robertson, Jr., of ASA, a specialist in the design and installation of communication systems for USAP in the McMurdo Sound and McMurdo Dry Valleys areas, 1990-2000.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
79° 51' 00.0" S
- 79.85000°
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Longitude:
158° 17' 00.0" E
158.28333°
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Altitude:
1040 m
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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:
1-Jan-2000

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