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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16826

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 20' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 50' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet, from 2 to 5 mi wide, indenting the E side of Merz Peninsula between Cape Christmas and Old Mans Head, along the E coast of Palmer Land. The inlet was photographed from the air in 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 the inlet was photographed from the air by members of the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for Prof. Georg Wust, German oceanographer.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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