Name details

Saint Rita Point

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131128

Feature type: Point (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A point terminating in a steep rock outcrop immediately N of the mouth of Gourdon Glacier, on the E coast of James Ross Island. The name "Cabo Santa Rita" appears on a 1959 Argentine map. Saint Rita (1381-1457), an Italian, was canonized in 1900 and is well known throughout the Spanish-speaking world as the saint of desperate causes.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 15' 00.0" S
- 64.25000°
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Longitude:
57° 16' 00.0" W
- 57.26667°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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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:
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Date approved:
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