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Howard-Williams Point: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Howard-Williams 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): Howard-Williams Point

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 18496

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
81° 26' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
161° 25' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -81.4333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 161.4166667

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/2003

Description (see definition): Prominent point extending into Ross Ice Shelf, located just north of Beaumont Bay, north east of Surveyors Range. Named in honor of Clive Howard-Williams, an ecologist who lead several research events in the Dry Valleys, Darwin Glacier, and Bratina Island areas from 1984. Antarctica New Zealand Board member 1996 - 2000. Considerable input to international Antarctic science and environmental management, including development of a McMurdo Dry Valleys Antarctic Specially Managed Area. Currently the SCAR delegate for New Zealand and also one of the four SCAR Vice-Presidents.

Date Created (see definition): 01/22/2004

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Howard-Williams Point in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Howard-Williams Point should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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