This page presents the geographical name data for Von Tunzelman Point in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Von Tunzelman Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 16128
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
71° 18' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
170° 11' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -71.3
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 170.1833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): The W point of the cuspate Ridley Beach, 1 mi SW of Cape Adare, Adare Peninsula, in NE Victoria Land. Named in 1984 by the New Zealand Antarctic Place-Names Committee (NZ-APC) after Alexander Von Tunzelman, one of four New Zealanders taken on at Stewart Island as crew members of led by Captain Leonard Kristensen and Henrik J. Bull. He was a member of the launch party under Captain Kristensen which made a landing in the vicinity of this point, January 24, 1895, the first recorded landing in Victoria Land.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data