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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3202

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
159° 40' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 159.6666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A snow-covered plateau just E of the mouth of Marsh Glacier, in the Queen Elizabeth Range. Named by the northern party of the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1961-62) for Sir Charles Cotton, noted New Zealand geomorphologist and authority on glacial landforms.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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