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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5793

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 14' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
066° 55' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1976

Description (see definition): A prominent escarpment buttressing the Dyer Plateau located 5 mi N of Orion Massif and near the head of Chapman Glacier in Palmer Land. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Captain Frederick A. Goettel, USCG, Commanding Officer of U.S. Coast Guard Cutter (USCGC) Westwind, in support of construction of the new Palmer Station, during Operation Deep Freeze, 1967.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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