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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 4188

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
73° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
016° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -73.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -16.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1970

Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet 10 mi N of Veststraumen Glacier along Princess Martha Coast. The inlet is 5 mi wide, recedes 12 mi, and opens to Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf. It was plotted by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from aerial photographs obtained by U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VXE-6 in a Nov. 5, 1967 reconnaissance flight over this coast. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) Frank M. Durrance, Jr., U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), navigator on that flight.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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