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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9066

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 21' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.35

Elevation (see definition): 1370

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1964

Description (see definition): A plateau, about 11 mi long and 5 mi wide, which rises to 1,370 m and occupies the central part of Trinity Peninsula between Russell West Glacier and Windy Gap. This application of the name, recommended by UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1948, commemorates Captain Jules Dumont d'Urville's 1838 exploration of the Trinity Peninsula area, which he had named "Terre Louis Philippe," after Louis Philippe (1773-1850), King of France (1830-48).

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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