This page presents the geographical name data for Bordogna 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): Bordogna Plateau
Feature Class (see definition): Plain
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 18721
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 18' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
165° 19' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.3
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 165.3166667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2005
Description (see definition): A high triangular plateau in south Holland Range, Shackleton Coast, approximately 45 square miles in extent and varying from 3000 to 4000 meters in elevation. The plateau is bordered by steep cliffs, and by Mount Lloyd on the north and Clarkson Peak and Mount Miller on the south. The abrupt southern cliffs rise 1200 meters above the Bowden Névé. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) (2005) after Joseph Bordogna who served the National Science Foundation as Assistant Director for Engineering (1992-96), Assistant Deputy Director (1996-99), and Deputy Director (1999-2005). Throughout the period he provided key leadership and guidance to the U.S. Antarctic Program at a number of critical points in its evolution.
Date Created (see definition): 01/01/2005
Date Edited (see definition): No data