This page presents the geographical name data for Wisconsin 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): Wisconsin Plateau
Feature Class (see definition): Plain
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16728
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 48' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
125° 24' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.8
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -125.4
Elevation (see definition): 2800
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967
Description (see definition): A large ice-capped plateau with general elevations above 2,800 m, comprising most of the upland surface area of the Wisconsin Range, Horlick Mountains. To the E and SE, the plateau descends gradually and with only minor ice escarpments to merge with the interior ice plateau; to the N and W, the plateau displays abrupt escarpments and cliffs of over 1,000 meters. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) air photos, 1960-64. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in association with the Wisconsin Range.
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