SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mabus Point (AUS) 66° 33' 00.0" S 93° 01' 00.1" E Point
Name ID: 2147 Place ID: 8776

An ice covered point marked by prominent rock outcrops, just north of Mirny station on the coast of Queen Mary Land. Charted by AAE (1911-140) under Mawson. Named by USACAN after Lieut. Cmdr. H.W. Mabus, USN, executive officer of USS Edisto, which took part in USN Operation Windmill (1947-48) along this coast.

Mabus Point (RUS) 66° 33' 00.0" S 93° 01' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 119172 Place ID: 8776

Mabus Point (USA) 66° 33' 00.0" S 93° 01' 00.0" E Point
Name ID: 128270 Place ID: 8776

A point on the coast lying just south of Haswell Islands, marking the east limit of McDonald Bay. First charted by the AAE, 1911-14, under Douglas Mawson. Recharted by G.D. Blodgett in 1955 from aerial photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. Cdr. Howard W. Mabus, USN, executive officer of the icebreaker Edisto, who was instrumental in providing close support to USN Operation Windmill parties in establishing astronomical control stations along this coast, 1947-48. Mabus Point subsequently became the site of the Soviet scientific station, Mirnyy.

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