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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5259

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 03' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
049° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.05

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -49.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A mostly snow-covered escarpment that runs N-S for 4 mi and forms the NE edge of Lexington Table in the Forrestal Range, Pensacola Mountains, q.v. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1979 for Stephen J. Franko, Grants and Contracts Officer, National Science Foundation, from 1967, with responsibility for all contracts in support of the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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