This page presents the geographical name data for Peale 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): Peale Inlet
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 11486
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 01' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
098° 58' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -98.9666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955
Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet about 16 mi long, lying immediately W of Noville Peninsula and indenting the N side of Thurston Island. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in December 1946. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Titian Ramsay Peale, noted artist-naturalist who served on the sloop of war Peacock of the U.S. Exploring Expedition (USEE) under Wilkes, 1838-42. The Peacock, accompanied by the tender Flying Fish, sailed along the edge of the pack ice to the north of Thurston Island for several days in March 1839.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data