Norwood Scarp (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Norwood Scarp (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Escarpment
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
running N-S and rising to 1525m on W side of Earnshaw Glacier, Bowman Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDS from "Stonington Island", 14 August, 1947, and surveyed from the ground, 1958-60; in association with the names of pioneers of navigation grouped in this area, named after Richard Norwood (1590-1675), English mathematician who expounded the advantages of great-circle navigation and who, in 1635, measured an arc of meridian in order to improve the practice of navigation (APC, 1962, p.23; DOS 610 sheet W 68 64, 1963).
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