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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 603

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 32' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
160° 10' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.5333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 160.1666667

Elevation (see definition): 1800

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): A mainly ice-covered height, or small plateau, which is a northeastward extension of Pomerantz Tableland. The feature is 5 mi long and ranges from 1,200 to 1,800 m in elevation. It rises directly north of Helfferich Glacier in the Usarp Mountains. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy aerial photographs, 1960-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Richard L. Armstrong, U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) geologist at McMurdo Station, 1967-68.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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