Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Vittoria Buttress (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Vittoria Buttress (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Buttress
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
rising to c.800 m on E side of Lazarev Bay, NW Alexander Island, S of Palestrina Glacier, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; in association with the names of other composers in this area, named (incorrectly) Vittorio [sic] Buttress after Tomás Luis de Vittoria (c.1535-1611), Spanish composer (APC, 1961, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; Searle, 1963, end map); later correctly named Vittoria Buttress ([in 69°23'S 71°47'W] APC, 1962, p.33; [co-ordinates adjusted from US LANDSAT imagery of February 1975] APC, 1977, p.34; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/5 (Ext.), 1-DOS 1978).
No images of this place could be found.