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