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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6787

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 20' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.3333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet, 12 mi wide, which recedes about 22 mi W from its entrance between Capes Darlington and Knowles, along the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) in 1940, and named for Donald C. Hilton, member of the East Base sledge party that charted this coast as far S as this inlet.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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