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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8996

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 20' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.3333333

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1968

Description (see definition): A narrow, snow-covered extension of the polar plateau located just W of Mount Longhurst. Rising to 2,200 m, it is about 20 mi long and 10 mi wide, and is bounded on the S by upper Darwin Glacier and on the E by McCleary Glacier. The plateau was traversed by the Darwin Glacier Party of the Commonwealth Trans-Antarctic Expedition (CTAE) in 1957-58, who named it for nearby Mount Longhurst.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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