Name details

McLean Buttress

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

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

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139582

Feature type: Buttress

Origin

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:

Narrative

A buttress-like mountain or promontory at the north side of Webb Lake and Barwick Valley in Victoria Land. It rises abruptly from the valley and marks the south limit of the cliffs known as The Fortress. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-ME07

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Frank E. McLean, USCG, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Burton Island in the Ross Sea during Operation Deep Freeze 1970 and 1971.

Location

Latitude:
77° 19' 25.4" S
-77.32374°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
160° 58' 21.8" E
160.97271°
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Altitude:
1481 m
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 17_35. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
4-Nov-1976

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