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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10314

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 17' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 32' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.2833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.5333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1953

Description (see definition): Narrow ice-filled inlet which recedes N 10 mi between Cape Kidson and the SW end of Kemp Peninsula, along the E coast of Palmer Land. This inlet was first seen and photographed from the air in December 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 it was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Robert C. Mossman, 1870-1940, British meteorologist and climatologist and member of the ScotNAE under Bruce, 1902-04.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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