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 (2f)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A well-defined escarpment, 11 mi long and rising to 1,525 m, forming part of the E flank of Weyerhaeuser Glacier in eastern Antarctic Peninsula. Photographed from the air by the USAS on Sept. 28, 1940 and by FIDS, Aug. 14, 1947. Roughly surveyed by FIDS in Dec. 1958 and Nov. 1960. Named by UK-APC after Richard Norwood (1590-1675), English mathematician who expounded the advantages of great-circle sailing and who, in 1635, measured an arc of meridian in order to improve the practice of navigation.
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