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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12308

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
65° 04' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
063° 14' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -65.0666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2333333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965

Description (see definition): Point marking the NE end of a small peninsula which extends into Flandres Bay just N of Thomson Cove, on the W coast of Graham Land. First charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99, and named "Cap Rahir," probably for Maurice Rahir, Belgian geographer and member of the Belgian Royal Geographical Society.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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