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

Feature Class (see definition): Bay

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15471

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
065° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet which recedes SW 15 mi between Three Slice Nunatak and Cape Freeman, on the E coast of Graham Land. The inlet was sighted by Sir Hubert Wilkins on his flight of Dec. 20, 1928. The width of Graham Land is reduced to 20 mi between the heads of Trail Inlet and Neny Fjord. So named by the US-SCAN because it was a natural route of travel for flights and sledge trips from the East Base of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41, to the E coast of Graham Land.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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