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Mabus Point: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Mabus 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): Mabus Point

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9191

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 33' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
093° 01' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.55

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 93.0166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): A point on the coast lying just south of Haswell Islands, marking the east limit of McDonald Bay. First charted by the Australasian Antarctic Expedition (AAE), 1911-14, under Douglas Mawson. Recharted by G.D. Blodgett in 1955 from aerial photographs taken by U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant Commander Howard W. Mabus, USN, executive officer of the icebreaker Edisto, who was instrumental in providing close support to U.S. Navy (USN) Operation Windmill parties in establishing astronomical control stations along this coast, 1947-48. Mabus Point subsequently became the site of the Soviet scientific station, Mirnyy.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Mabus Point in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Mabus Point should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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