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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16808

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet receding westward between Capes Little and Wheeler along the E coast of Palmer Land. The inlet was photographed from the air in 1940 by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) and in 1947 by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) under Ronne. Named by Ronne for John K. Wright, Director of the American Geographical Society, which lent its auspices to Ronne's expedition.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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