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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1785

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
050° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -50.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A rock and snow escarpment which extends NE for 10 mi from Wujek Ridge and includes Bennett Spur, Cox Nunatak and Rankine Rock, in the Dufek Massif, Pensacola Mountains, q.v. Named in 1979 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Walter W. Boyd, Jr., U.S. IGY glaciologist who wintered at Little America, 1957; geologist, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), for three summers in the Pensacola Mountains, 1962-66.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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