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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3567

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
089° 48' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -89.8

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An east-facing ice escarpment over 10 mi long, located southward of Bermel Escarpment in the southern part of the Thiel Mountains. The feature appears to be devoid of rock outcroppings. The name was proposed by Peter Bermel and Arthur Ford, co-leaders of the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) Thiel Mountains party of 1960-61. Named after William E. Davies, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) geologist aboard the icebreaker Atka in the Antarctic reconnaissance cruise of 1954-55 in search of station sites for use during the International Geophysical Year.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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