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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5117

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 47' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): The long, narrow plateau extending southwestward from Charlotte Bay to Flandres Bay in Graham Land. Mapped by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) from photos taken by Hunting Aerosurveys Ltd. in 1956-57. So named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) because all attempts to reach the plateau failed until it was finally traversed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) members in 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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