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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6681

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

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
078° 30' 00" W

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

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A large, narrow, ice-filled inlet which forms a part of the SW margin of Ronne Ice Shelf. It is bounded on the W by the SE flank of the Heritage Range, and on the N by Skytrain Ice Rise. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for the LC-130 Hercules aircraft used by the U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, as a photographic and load carrying plane.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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