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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12559

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 40' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.6666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Broad, ice-filled inlet which recedes W some 15 mi between Capes Agassiz and Keeler, along the E coast of Palmer Land. The inlet lies in the area explored from the air by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, but it was first charted by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940. It was resighted by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for Roger Revelle, oceanographer at the Scripps Institute for Oceanographic Research, who gave technical assistance during the fitting out of the Ronne expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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