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Rootes Point

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Rootes Point (60°41′S 45°36′W) is the north entrance point to Starfish Cove on the east side of Signy Island, South Orkney Islands. Named by United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) in 1990 after David M. Rootes, British Antarctic Survey (BAS) marine assistant at Signy Station, 1977–79; Base Commander, summers 1981-84.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Rootes Point" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

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Rootes Point Wikipedia


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