Name details

Brown Scarp

Brown Scarp (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Brown Scarp  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139679

Feature type: Escarpment

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A narrow wedge-like massif that has a notable southern escarpment but moderate northern slopes between Palais Glacier and Waddington Glacier in Victoria Land. The feature is approximately 3km long and rises to 2412m. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MG08

Named For

Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1994 after Arthur J. Brown, Deputy Program Director (1982-90), ITT Antarctic Services, Inc., corporate contractor to NSF in Antarctica. From 1994, Head of Safety, Environment, and Health Implementation Team, Office of Polar Programs, NSF.

Location

Latitude:
78° 04' 00.0" S
-78.06667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 24' 00.0" E
161.40000°
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Altitude:
2186 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Nov-1994

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