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

Feature Class (see definition): Bench

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1233

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
85° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
177° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -85.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -177.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A high, nearly flat, snow-free mesa of dark rock, about 5 mi long and 2.5 mi wide, located immediately E of Mount Black, on the W side of Shackleton Glacier. Discovered and photographed by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp (1946-47), on the flights of Feb. 16, 1947, and named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Floyd Bennett, copilot on the Byrd North Pole Flight of May 1926.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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