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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3641

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
69° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 57' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -69.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.95

Elevation (see definition): 300

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Nearly vertical rock cliff, 2 mi long and rising to 300 m, at the S side of the mouth of Bingham Glacier, on the E coast of Palmer Land. This feature was photographed from the air in 1928 by Sir Hubert Wilkins, and again in 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who also sledge surveyed along this coast. It was resighted by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it after Clarence DeBusk, executive secretary of the Chamber of Commerce, Beaumont, Texas, who was of assistance to the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) in the preparation for the voyage south.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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