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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18691

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 29' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 37' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.4833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.6166667

Elevation (see definition): 1850

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2004

Description (see definition): A nearly rectangular plateau of c. 9 square mi at the N side of Victoria Upper Glacier and W of Apollo Peak, Olympus Range, Victoria Land. The upper surface (c.1850 m) is ice covered except for scoured outcrops. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2004) after Michael L. Prentice, Department of Earth Sciences, University of New Hampshire, Durham, NH; in U.S. Antarctic Project (USAP) for 15 years from c. 1983 including work in McMurdo Dry Valleys.

Date Created (see definition): 07/14/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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