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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8790

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
049° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -49.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1957

Description (see definition): A high, flat, snow-covered plateau, about 15 mi long and 10 mi wide, standing just N of Kent Gap and Saratoga Table in the Forrestal Range, Pensacola Mountains. Discovered and photographed on Jan. 13, 1956 on a transcontinental nonstop flight by personnel of U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze I from McMurdo Sound to the vicinity of Weddell Sea and return. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the USS Lexington of 1926, one of the first large aircraft carriers of the U.S. Navy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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