Detroit Plateau (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Detroit Plateau (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Plateau
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
central ice-covered plateau of Graham Land between 63°45' and 64°40'S, was seen from the air in c. 64°20'S by Wilkins, 20 December 1928, and named Detroit Aviation Society Plateau after the Detroit Aviation Society which assisted in organizing his 1928-29 expedition (Wilkins, 1929, p.364; USHO chart 5411, 1940). Caledoniafjellane or Caledoniafjellene, referring to the S part and marking the discoveries of DWE in this area (Aagaard, 1930, Bd. 1, p.248, end map). Detroit Aviation Plateau (USHO, 1943, p.17). The plateau was surveyed on its N and E sides by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1946-47. Detroit Plateau (APC, 1955, p.8; BA chart 3205, 23.xi.1962). The plateau was further surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1956-57, when it was traversed throughout its length. Meseta Detroit Av. Soc. (Lliboutry, 1956, map p.440). Plato Detroyt (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Meseta Detroit (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.219; IHA, 1974, p.101).
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