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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5484

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 52' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.8666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Large, ice-filled inlet at the SW side of Bowman Peninsula, on the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, under Ronne, who named it for Irvine C. Gardner, physicist at the National Bureau of Standards, and member of the American Antarctic Assn., Inc., the organization set up to make plans and preparations for the expedition. His work in the field of optics as applied to aerial photography has been an important contribution to this technique in polar exploration.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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