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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3300

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 39' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.65

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 1400

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A conspicuous, north-facing escarpment of rock and ice cliffs, rising to 1,400 m on the S side of Fleming Glacier in northern Palmer Land. Roughly surveyed from the ground by British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) in 1936-37. Photographed from the air by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, and Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947. Resurveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958, and named descriptively.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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