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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9941

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
79° 53' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
156° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -79.8833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 156.25

Elevation (see definition): 2200

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): A prominent ice-covered plateau, over 2,200 m, forming the central feature of the Darwin Mountains. It is the only area of snow accumulation in the Darwin Mountains. Discovered by the Victoria University's Antarctic Expeditions (VUWAE) (1962-63) and so named because the feature was visited by expedition members at midnight on December 27, 1962.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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