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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1575

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
072° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet, 18 mi long and 16 mi wide, which indents the S side of Beethoven Peninsula and forms the N extremity of the Bach Ice Shelf in Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Luigi Boccherini (1743-1805), Italian composer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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