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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 9548

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
74° 23' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
132° 33' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -74.3833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -132.55

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A steep, rocky point at the N tip of Shepard Island, which lies on the seaward edge of the Getz Ice Shelf, Marie Byrd Land. The point, the site of an Adelie penguin rookery, was charted by personnel of the USS Glacier on Feb. 4, 1962. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) David S. Mathewson, U.S. Navy (USN), then supply officer of the Glacier.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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