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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 10489

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet 6 mi wide, which recedes 13 mi in a NW direction between the Smith and Bowman Peninsulas, along the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in a flight from East Base on Dec. 30, 1940, and named for Nantucket Island, MA, home of early New England whalers of the first half of the 19th century.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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