This page presents the geographical name data for Sweeny 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): Sweeny Inlet
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14909
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 27' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
115° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.45
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -115.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet, 18 mi wide, between Spaulding Peninsula and Martin Peninsula on Bakutis Coast, Marie Byrd Land. The feature marks the SE end of Getz Ice Shelf. Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy (USN) aerial photographs, 1959-67. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Captain Timothy A. Sweeny, (CE) USA, officer in charge of the aircraft recovery camp at Dome Charlie (q.v.) on U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz), 1976. Working at this remote camp in the 1975-76 season, the salvage team succeeded in recovering two LC-130 aircraft which had been damaged at Dome Charlie on Jan. 15, 1975, and Nov. 4, 1975.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data