This page presents the geographical name data for MacMillan 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): MacMillan Point
Feature Class (see definition): Summit
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 9250
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
77° 55' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
164° 34' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -77.9166667
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 164.5666667
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1992
Description (see definition): An ice-free point, 1.5 mi N of Cape Chocolate, forming the N side of the entrance to Salmon Bay, on the Scott Coast, Victoria Land. Named in 1992 by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) after Mark T. MacMillan of San Jose, CA, a research assistant in the U.S. Antarctic Program who lost his life in a diving accident at New Harbor, McMurdo Sound, on November 14, 1987. A graduate of the University of California at Santa Cruz and a diver, he was in a group collecting foraminifera from the sea at the time of the accident.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data