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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 13943

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 54' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
162° 15' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.9

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 162.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet at the terminus of Skelton Glacier, along the western edge of Ross Ice Shelf. The feature is about 10 mi wide at the entry points between Cape Timberlake and Fishtail Point. Discovered by the British National Antarctic Expedition (BrNAE), 1901-04, which named this feature for Lieutenant Reginald W. Skelton, Royal Navy (RN), chief engineer of the expedition ship Discovery.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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