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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3652

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 15' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 50' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.25

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): High, ice-covered plateau, 11 mi long and 6 mi wide, which is bounded by Aviator Glacier, Pilot Glacier and Mount Overlord, in Victoria Land. So named by the southern party of New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE), 1966-67, because of its deceptively small appearance when viewed from a distance.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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