Name details

Larsen Inlet

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 127818

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

Ice-filled inlet, 12 mi long in a N-S direction and 7 mi wide, between Capes Longing and Sobral along the E coast of Graham Land. C.A. Larsen, Norwegian whaling captain, reported a large bay in this area in 1893. Larsen's name was suggested for the feature by Edwin Swift Balch in 1902. The inlet was re-identified and charted by the FIDS in 1947.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 26' 00.0" S
- 64.43333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
59° 26' 00.0" W
- 59.43333°
Unknown precision
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:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1952

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