This page presents the geographical name data for Brabazon 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): Brabazon Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 1804
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
64° 24' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 16' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.4
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): Point forming the E side of the entrance to Salvesen Cove, on the W coast of Graham Land. Charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition (BelgAE) under Gerlache, 1897-99. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 for John T.C. Moore-Brabazon, First Baron Brabazon of Tara, pioneer British aviator, the first British subject to fly an airplane in the British Isles, in April 1909, and responsible for the R.F.C. Photographic Section during World War I and for the development of aerial photography.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data