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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16086

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 35' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 05' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.5833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.0833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet 16 mi long, in an E-W direction, and 12 to 15 mi wide, lying between Cape Fanning and Cape Herdman along the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) and named for Major (later Col.) Andre L. Violante, USA, who designed the prefabricated buildings used by the expedition. Particularly because of a false floor, they proved to be the must satisfactory quarters used by American Antarctic expeditions.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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