This page presents the geographical name data for Rabot Point in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Rabot Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 12288
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
057° 20' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -57.3333333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1963
Description (see definition): A high rocky point on the E side of James Ross Island. It lies in Markham Bay and separates the mouths of Gourdon and Hobbs Glaciers. The name "Rabot Gletscher" after the French glaciologist, Charles Rabot, was originally given by Otto Nordenskjold, leader of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition (SwedAE), 1901-04, to a small glacier close W of The Watchtower on the S side of the island. The Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) surveyed the S part of the island in 1953 and found that the glacier is very insignificant and does not require a name. In order to preserve the name Rabot in the vicinity, the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) has applied it to the point described.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data