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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12301

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
60° 46' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
044° 37' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.7666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -44.6166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point marking the NE side of the entrance to Scotia Bay on the S coast of Laurie Island, in the South Orkney Islands. Charted in 1903 by the ScotNAE under Bruce, who named it for John Rae, Scottish Arctic explorer and member of the Sir John Richardson expedition 1854, who learned the fate of the Sir John Franklin Arctic expedition 1847.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Rae, 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 Rae, Point should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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