Name details

Rahir Point

Rahir Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Rahir Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110780

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

N entrance point of Thomson Cove (q.v.), Flandres Bay, Danco Coast, was roughly charted by BeAE, 11 February 1898, and named Cap Rahir after M. Rahir, Assistant Librarian of the Société Royale Belge de Géographie at the time (Lecointe, map, 1899; 1900a, map facing p.132). Cape Rahir (Cook, 1900, map p.xx; BA chart 3196, 12.xi.1948). Cape Rahir Peninsula (USHO, 1943, p.135). Cabo Rahir (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.237). Punta Thomson, in association with the cove (Argentina. MM chart Ñ, 1954). The point was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Rahir Point (APC, 1960, p.7; USOO chart 6945, 1963).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
65° 04' 00.0" S
- 65.06667°
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Longitude:
63° 14' 00.0" W
- 63.23333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
23-Sep-1960

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