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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16288

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 42' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
055° 08' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.7

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -55.1333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): The major west-facing escarpment of the Neptune Range, Pensacola Mountains, extending some 50 mi and being the point of origin of a number of west-trending rock ridges. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1956-66. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the University of Washington at Seattle. Several members of the Neptune Range field party of 1963-64 attended this university.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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