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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8535

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
059° 26' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet, 12 mi long in a N-S direction and 7 mi wide, between Capes Longing and Sobral along the E coast of Graham Land. C.A. Larsen, Norwegian whaling captain, reported a large bay in this area in 1893. Larsen's name was suggested for the feature by Edwin Swift Balch in 1902. The inlet was re-identified and charted by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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