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Pecora Escarpment: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Pecora 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): Pecora Escarpment

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11506

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 38' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.6333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): An irregular escarpment, 7 mi long, standing 35 mi SW of Patuxent Range and marking the southernmost exposed rocks of the Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Dwight Schmidt, geologist to the Pensacola Mountains, 1962-66, for William T. Pecora, eighth director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1965-71.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Pecora 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 Pecora Escarpment should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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