Name details

Patrick Point

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2173

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

The northern most point of Cumpston Massif, at the junction of the Lambert Glacier and Mellor Glacier in Mac.Robertson Land. Discovered in 1956 from an ANARE aircraft. Named after Patrick Albion, radio operator at Mawson in 1956.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
73° 29' 51.7" S
- 73.49769°
Accurate to 300m
Longitude:
66° 50' 09.6" E
66.83600°
Accurate to 300m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
LIMA - Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E132_RGB_321_1X not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:25000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
USGS - United States Geological Survey
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
29-Apr-1958

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