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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9522

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 25' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Ice-filled inlet which recedes 15 mi SW between Cape Mackintosh and the coastline south of Cape Herdman, along the E coast of Palmer Land. First seen and photographed from the air in December 1940 by members of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS). During 1947 the inlet was photographed from the air by the Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE), who in conjunction with the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) charted it from the ground. Named by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for D.P. Mason, their surveyor on the joint British-American sledge journey during the charting of this coast in 1947.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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