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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4222

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 30' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A broad ice-covered upland of north-central Palmer Land, bounded to the N by Fleming Glacier and Bingham Glacier, and to the S by the Gutenko Mountains. The plateau was first explored on land and photographed from the air by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Named after J. Glenn Dyer, surveyor with the then General Land Office, Department of the Interior; leader of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) surface party which sledged from Fleming Glacier SE across the plateau to the Welch Mountains; U.S. observer with the Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) during the 1956-57 season.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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