This page presents the geographical name data for Jameson 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): Jameson Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 7462
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
63° 17' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
062° 16' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -63.2833333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.2666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): Point 3 mi N of Cape Garry on the W side of Low Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Roughly charted by the French Antarctic Expedition (FrAE), 1908-10. Photographed from the air by the Falkland Islands and Dependencies Aerial Survey Expedition (FIDASE), 1955-57, and more accurately delineated from these photos by the Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1959. The name "Jameson Island" was applied to Low Island by James Weddell in 1820-23. Jameson Point has been approved for this point to preserve Weddell's name on Low Island.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data