Name details

Cacapon Inlet

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 123190

Feature type: Inlet (3)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

An inlet about 2 mi wide and 9 mi long, lying between Thomas Island and Fuller Island in the Highjump Archipelago. The inlet is bounded on the west by Edisto Ice Tongue and on the east by the coast of Antarctica. Mapped from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump in February 1947. Named by US-ACAN after USS Cacapon, a tanker in the Western Task Group of Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 10' 00.0" S
- 66.16667°
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Longitude:
101° 00' 00.0" E
101.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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