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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 11996

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 02' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
099° 23' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.0333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -99.3833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Narrow ice-filled inlet about 8 mi long, indenting the N side of Thurston Island immediately E of Starr Peninsula. First delineated from air photos taken by U.S. Navy (USN) OpHjp in December 1946. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Dr. Louis H. Potaka, medical officer with the Byrd Antarctic Expedition (ByrdAE), 1933-35.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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