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

Feature Class (see definition): Plain

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5188

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 43' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.7166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A plateau, about 80 square mi in area, lying between Drygalski and Hektoria Glaciers in northern Graham Land. Photographed by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE) in 1956-57 and mapped from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS). Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for Richard A. Foster, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) leader of the Danco Island station in 1956 and 1957.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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