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