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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 8001

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
72° 21' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 50' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -72.35

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.8333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1956

Description (see definition): Inlet in the SE corner of Alexander Island, 12 mi wide at its mouth and indenting 7 mi, opening on George VI Sound. The inlet is ice filled and merges almost imperceptibly with the rising ice slopes of Alexander Island to the west. Roughly mapped in 1949 by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS), and named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) for Laurence P. Kirwan, Director and Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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