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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13625

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
82° 19' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -82.3166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): A reentrant, about 10 mi wide, between Cape Wilson and Cape Lyttelton. It is occupied by the terminus of Nimrod Glacier descending at a low gradient from the bordering highlands to the Ross Ice Shelf Discovered by Captain Robert F. Scott, Royal Navy (RN), in December 1902, while on his attempted trip to the South Pole. He was accompanied on this trip by Dr. Edward A. Wilson and Lieutenant (later Sir) Ernest H. Shackleton, Royal Navy Reserve (RNR),) for whom this inlet was named.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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