This page presents the geographical name data for Crabeater 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): Crabeater Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 3250
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 46' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 10' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.7666667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.1666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962
Description (see definition): A point at the SE extremity of Mobiloil Inlet, 4 mi E of Victory Nunatak, on the E coast of Antarctic Peninsula. The point, the NW extremity of a prominent ridge, was photographed from aircraft of the U.S. Antarctic Service (USAS) on Sept. 28, 1940, and by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) (Trimetrogon air photos), Dec. 22, 1947. Surveyed in Dec. 1958 by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) who gave the descriptive name. The ridge of which this point is the extremity resembles a recumbent Crabeater Seal when seen from the air.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data