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Jameson Point: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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

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

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