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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 14375

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
80° 05' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
043° 45' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -80.0833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -43.75

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet which is the southernmost of the three inlets indenting the E side of Berkner Island, Filchner Ice Shelf. Discovered by U.S. ground and aviation personnel from Ellsworth Station (1957-58) under Captain Finn Ronne, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1988 after Athelstan Spilhaus (b. 1911), meteorologist and oceanographer; member of the U.S. National Committee for the IGY, 1957-58, and of the National Science Board, 1966-72.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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