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Pecora Escarpment

Coordinate: S 85.6119, W 68.5564

Transportation: Twin Otter

Closest operations HUB: 674km to ALE Union Glacier Camp


Station ID: PECE

Installed: 2007-2008 season

Former Projects: WAGN

Former Names: W02A



Station ID: PECA

Installed: 2007-2008 season

Former Projects:

Former Names:

An irregular escarpment, 7 mi long, standing 35 mi SW of Patuxent Range and marking the southernmost exposed rocks of the Pensacola Mountains. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1956-66. Named by Dwight Schmidt, geologist to the Pensacola Mountains, 1962-66, for William T. Pecora, eighth director of the U.S. Geological Survey, 1965-71 (https://data.aad.gov.au/aadc/gaz/scar/display_name.cfm?gaz_id=129956).