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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4792

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
86° 12' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -86.2

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -156

Elevation (see definition): 3000

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-covered escarpment, 30 mi long and over 3,000 m high, trending in a N-S direction and forming the E edge of Nilsen Plateau and Fram Mesa in the Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered in December 1934 by the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE) geological party under Quin Blackburn, and named by Byrd for Charles J. Faulkner, Jr., chief counsel of Armour and Co. of Chicago, contributors to the expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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