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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12777

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 00' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
135° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -135

Elevation (see definition): 1500

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): That portion of the interior ice plateau of Marie Byrd Land lying eastward of Shirase and Siple Coasts and southward of the Ford, Flood and Executive Committee Ranges, centering near the coordinates given above. Much of its extensive, ice-covered surface is from 1,000 to 1,500 m above sea level. Discovered by Rear Admiral Richard E. Byrd, in 1934, and named for John D. Rockefeller, Jr., patron of the Byrd expeditions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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