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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12600

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
168° 30' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.3333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 168.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): A large ice-filled inlet at the mouth of Lennox-King Glacier, opening to the Ross Ice Shelf just SE of Lewis Ridge. Named by the New Zealand Geological Survey Antarctic Expedition (NZGSAE) (1959-60) for R.W. Richards, a member of the Ross Sea Party of the Imperial Trans-Antarctic Expedition (1914-17), who assisted in laying depots as far south as Mount Hope for Shackleton's proposed crossing of Antarctica.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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