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Wisconsin Plateau: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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