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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 6749

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
59° 28' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
027° 15' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -59.4666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -27.25

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point which forms the E side of Ferguson Bay and the SE end of Thule Island, in the South Sandwich Islands. First charted by a Russian expedition under Bellingshausen in 1819-20. Recharted in 1930 by DI personnel on the Discovery II who named it for Lieutenant Col. Hewison of Messrs. Ferguson Brothers, Port Glasgow, Scotland, builders of the Discovery II.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Hewison 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 Hewison Point should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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