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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2274

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 10' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
101° 00' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.1666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 101

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): An inlet about 2 mi wide and 9 mi long, lying between Thomas Island and Fuller Island in the Highjump Archipelago. The inlet is bounded on the west by Edisto Ice Tongue and on the east by the coast of Antarctica. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump in February 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after USS Cacapon, a tanker in the Western Task Group of Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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