Name details

Kirwan Inlet

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127444

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

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 FIDS, and named by the UK-APC for Laurence P. Kirwan, Director and Secretary of the Royal Geographical Society.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
72° 21' 00.0" S
- 72.35000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
68° 50' 00.0" W
- 68.83333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1956

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