Name details

Crosbie Point

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

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

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Id 140278

Feature type: Mountain

Origin

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

Narrative

Point between Demel Cove and Skog Bay, and forming the north-west boundary of Wilkinson Glacier, Arrowsmith Peninsula.

Named For

Named for Dr Kim Crosbie (b.1969), Environmental Manager and Operations Director (2005-2013), and Executive Director (2013-17) for the International Association of Antarctica Tour Operators (IAATO). She played a leading role in developing safe and environmentally responsible tourism in Antarctica, including working on the International Maritime Organisation?s Polar Code. Dr Crosbie was awarded the Polar Medal in 2016.

Location

Latitude:
66° 48' 36.0" S
-66.81000°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
66° 33' 34.0" W
-66.55944°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Landsat-8 image courtesy of the U.S. Geological Survey
Source Identifier:
https://earthexplorer.usgs.gov/
Source Scale:
1:30 m resolution
Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
UK APC
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Approved
Date approved:
24-Jun-2017

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