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
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