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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11820

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
021° 07' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -21.1166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mostly snow-covered north-facing escarpment, interrupted by occasional bluffs and spurs, between Slessor Glacier on the N and Shotton Snowfield on the S, in the Shackleton Range. The escarpment was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy, 1967, and was surveyed by British Antarctic Survey (BAS), 1968-71. So named by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because features on the escarpment are named after the pioneers whose inventions have assisted living and traveling conditions in the polar regions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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