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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8677

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 49' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.8166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet, 8 mi wide, which recedes SW for 17 mi between Cape Boggs and Cape Sharbonneau, along the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) who explored this coast on land and from the air in 1940. Named for Lester Lehrke, boatswain's mate of the Bear, one of the expedition ships, and sailmaker of the East Base.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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