This page presents the geographical name data for Haydn 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): Haydn Inlet
Feature Class (see definition): Stream
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 6509
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 13' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
070° 45' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.75
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1961
Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet indenting the W coast of Alexander Island between Mozart and Handel Ice Piedmonts. It is 27 mi long and 12 mi wide at the mouth, narrowing toward the head. First seen from the air and roughly mapped by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS), 1939-41. Resighted from the air and photographed by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), 1947-48, and remapped from these photos by Searle of the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1960. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Franz Joseph Haydn (1732-1808), Austrian composer.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data