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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11525

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 55' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.9166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): An ice-covered plateau, about 20 mi long and 5 mi wide, forming the southern part of Queen Elizabeth Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Rear Admiral Eugene Peletier, Civil Engineer Corps (CEC), USN, Bureau of Yards and Docks, who was of assistance to Rear Admiral George Dufek in the preparation of U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) II, 1956-57.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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