Name details

Point Williams

Williams, Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Point Williams  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2189

Feature type: Point

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A point on the Lars Christensen Coast, on the eastern side of Shallow Bay. Discovered on 12 February, 1931, by BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after A.J. Williams, wireless operator on the Discovery.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 49' 18.8" S
- 67.82189°
Accurate to 150m
Longitude:
67° 35' 52.3" E
67.59786°
Accurate to 150m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

Images

No images of this place could be found.

Map

Source

Location Method:
Satellite Image
Source Name:
Landsat Image Mosaic Antarctica (LIMA)
Source Identifier:
Satellite image ( Satellite Image Catalogue - Scene Id E151_CIR_432_1 not in the Satellite Image Catalogue. )
Source Scale:
1:20000
Source Institution:
Australian Antarctic Division
Source Person:
Brolsma
Source Publisher:
United States Geological Survey (USGS)
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Official
Date approved:
Unknown

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