Name details

Plane Table

Plane Table (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Plane Table  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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New Zealand Gazetteer Id 139444

Feature type: Plateau

Origin

This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A distinctive ice free mesa in the north part of the Asgard Range, Victoria Land. This flattish feature surmounts the area between Nibelungen Valley and the Sykes Glacier and commands an extensive view of Wright Valley. Feature depicted on: NZ AntTopo50-MF08

Named For

The feature was the site of a meteorological screen for several years, as well as glaciological survey stations. The name is descriptive physically, but the feature was also used for the Plane Table triangulation survey of the surrounding peaks.

Location

Latitude:
77° 35' 43.2" S
-77.59533°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
161° 27' 06.4" E
161.45178°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
1717 m
Unknown precision

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
LINZ AntTopo50 series
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
Unknown
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
LINZ
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

Coordinates also checked against REMA 8m tile 18_35. Height at reference point

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
3-Aug-1972

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