This page presents the geographical name data for Bowman 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): Bowman Inlet
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1773
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 42' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 23' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.3833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet between Kay Nunatak and Platt Point, Hollick-Kenyon Peninsula, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The inlet was photographed from the air by Lincoln Ellsworth, Nov. 23, 1935, and its W shore was mapped from the photographs by W.L.G. Joerg. It was rephotographed by U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1940, Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947, and was surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), 1958. Named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Lieutenant Bradley J. Bowman, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), officer in charge, Palmer Station Construction Unit, Operation Deep Freeze, 1969.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data