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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14470

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
140° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -140

Elevation (see definition): 3000

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An icecapped plateau, over 3,000 m high and 15 mi wide, between the heads of Leverett and Kansas Glaciers. The plateau unites with the interior ice sheet to the S, but terminates to the N in the Watson Escarpment. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from ground surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-63. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Stanford University which has sent a number of researchers to study Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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