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