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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2028

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4

Elevation (see definition): 2410

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1995

Description (see definition): A narrow wedgelike massif which has a notable southern escarpment but moderate northern slopes. The feature is 1.5 mi long and rises to 2,410 m between Palais Glacier and Waddington Glacier in Victoria Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Arthur J. Brown, Deputy Program Director (1982-90), ITT Antarctic Services, Inc., corporate contractor to NSF in Antarctica; from 1994, Head of Safety, Environment, and Health Implementation Team, Office of Polar Programs, NSF.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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