New Bedford Inlet

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New Bedford Inlet (73°22′S 61°15′W / 73.367°S 61.250°W / -73.367; -61.250Coordinates: 73°22′S 61°15′W / 73.367°S 61.250°W / -73.367; -61.250) is a large pouch-shaped, ice-filled embayment between Cape Kidson and Cape Brooks, along the east coast of Palmer Land. Discovered and photographed from the air in December 1940 by members of the United States Antarctic Service (USAS), and named after New Bedford, Massachusetts, the centre of the New England whaling industry in the middle of the 19th century.

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