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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14074

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 25' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.4166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet receding 15 mi in a westerly direction between Cape Boggs and Cape Collier, along the E coast of Palmer Land. The inlet was discovered and charted in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), but it was later erroneously shown on charts as "Stefansson Inlet." During 1947 the inlet was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne, who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by Ronne for R. Admiral Edward H. Smith, USCG, noted Arctic oceanographer and explorer, leader of the and later Director of the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institute.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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