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Andersen Escarpment: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Andersen Escarpment in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Andersen Escarpment

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 399

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
091° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -91.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A steep rock and snow escarpment located S of Reed Ridge on the W side of the Ford Massif, Thiel Mountains. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named for Bjorn G. Andersen, Norwegian professor of geology and glaciology at the University of Oslo, who was a member of the 1960-61 and 1961-62 U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) field parties to the Thiel Mountains.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Andersen Escarpment in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Andersen Escarpment should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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