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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6494

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 40' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -98.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An isolated, snow-covered escarpment about 30 mi NW of Thiel Mountains. The escarpment is arc shaped, 30 mi long, and faces south. It was observed and mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse party, 1958-59. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Major Antero Havola, USA, leader of the 700 nautical mile tractor traverse from Byrd Station to South Pole Station, Dec. 8, 1960 to Jan. 11, 1961. On Dec. 25, 1960, the Havola party passed a few miles northward of this escarpment.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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