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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4857

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 24' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
157° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.4

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 157.5

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): An ice-covered plateau over 2,200 m, about 10 mi long and 3 mi wide, just N of Mount Longhurst in the Churchill Mountains. Named by two members of the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) (1956-58) who spent Christmas Day 1957 on the plateau.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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