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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Nantucket Inlet (RUS) 74° 30' 00.0" S 62° 00' 00.0" W Inlet
Name ID: 119581 Place ID: 10074

Nantucket Inlet (GBR) 74° 35' 00.0" S 61° 55' 00.0" W Inlet
Name ID: 110294 Place ID: 10074

between Smith Peninsula and Bowman Peninsula, Lassiter Coast, was seen from the air by USAS, 30 December 1940, and called Fran [sic] Inlet, probably in error after the Norwegian polar ship Fram (USAAF chart [LR-74], 1942); later named Nantucket Inlet after Nantucket Island, Mass., a home port of early New England whalers (USHO, 1943, p.277; chart 2562, 1943; [in c. 75°15'S] USBGN, 1947, p.204; [in 74°35'S 61°48'W] Mason, 1950a, map facing p.151; BA chart 3175, 12.xi.1954; APC, 1955, p.15; DCS 601 sheet W 74 60, 1957; [co-ordinates corrected] USGS sketch map Ellsworth Land-Palmer Land, 1969; APC, 1977, p.24; BAS 500P sheet SS 17-20/SE, 1981). Innes-Taylor Inlet, after Capt. Charles Alan Keith Innes-Taylor (1900-83), who was in charge of dogs on the Byrd Antarctic expeditions, 1928-30 and 1933-35 (Ronne, 1945, map p.14). Ensenada Nantucket (Argentina. IGM map, 1946; Pierrou, 1970, p.539; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.207). The inlet was

Nantucket Inlet (USA) 74° 35' 00.0" S 61° 45' 00.0" W Inlet
Name ID: 129267 Place ID: 10074

Ice-filled inlet 6 mi wide, which recedes 13 mi in a NW direction between the Smith and Bowman Peninsulas, along the E coast of Palmer Land. Discovered by members of the USAS in a flight from East Base on Dec. 30, 1940, and named for Nantucket Island, MA, home of early New England whalers of the first half of the 19th century.

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