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

Feature Class (see definition): Stream

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9638

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
78° 50' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
045° 00' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -78.8333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): An ice-filled inlet which is the largest and northern-most of three inlets indenting the eastern side of Berkner Island. Discovered by U.S. ground and flying personnel at Ellsworth Station (1957-58) under Captain Finn Ronne, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR). Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Charles J. McCarthy, U.S. Navy Reserve (USNR), commander of the U.S. Navy (USN) Squadron VX-6 aircraft unit at Ellsworth Station during this period.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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