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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1477

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
57° 45' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
026° 28' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.75

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 26.4666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1972

Description (see definition): A small plain just S of Harper Point at the N end of Saunders Island, South Sandwich Islands. This lowland feature is made up of dark basaltic lavas and, in 1964, personnel from His (Her) Majesty's Ship (HMS) Protector found it to be the only area of the island free from ice and snow. The descriptive name was given by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1971.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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