Name details

Williams Inlet

Williams Inlet (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Williams Inlet  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 111957

Feature type: Inlet

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

NE arm of Bach Inlet, SW Alexander Island, was partially photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and roughly mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959 (Searle, 1963, end map); delineated from US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973 (BAS 250P sheets SR 19-20/13 and SS 19-21/1, 1-DOS 1974); in association with the names of composers in this area, named after Ralph Vaughan Williams (1872-1958), British composer whose works included Sinfonia Antarctica (1953) (APC, 1980, p.5; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
71° 57' 00.0" S
- 71.95000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
71° 17' 00.0" W
- 71.28333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
11-Jun-2008

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