Name details

Taylor Buttresses

Taylor Buttresses (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Taylor Buttresses  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 132498

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

An oval shaped, whale-backed hill with its smooth contours broken at the northern end by three rock buttresses which are conspicuous from the north, located near the heads of Riley Glacier and Chapman Glacier in western Palmer Land. Named by UK-APC for Brian J. Taylor, BAS geologist at Fossil Bluff station, 1961-63.

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Location

Latitude:
70° 08' 00.0" S
- 70.13333°
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Longitude:
67° 23' 00.0" W
- 67.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
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-1976

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