This page presents the geographical name data for Moulton 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): Moulton Escarpment
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 10329
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 10' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
094° 45' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.1666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -94.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A rock and ice escarpment, 8 mi long, in a semi-isolated position about 10 mi west of Ford Massif where it forms the western shoulder of the Thiel Mountains. Surveyed by the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Kendall N. Moulton of the Division of Polar Programs, National Science Foundation. As program manager of the Foundation's Field Operation Program, Moulton made more than a dozen deployments to Antarctica in the years 1958-77.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data