Lamplugh Inlet

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Lamplugh Inlet (71°23′S 61°10′W / 71.383°S 61.167°W / -71.383; -61.167Coordinates: 71°23′S 61°10′W / 71.383°S 61.167°W / -71.383; -61.167) is an inlet 13 kilometres (7 nmi) long, lying between Cape Healy and Cape Howard, along the east coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was discovered by members of the United States Antarctic Service who explored this coast from East Base by land and from the air in 1940. It was named for Elmer L. Lamplugh, chief radio operator at East Base.[1]

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 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Lamplugh Inlet" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).