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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 1203

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 07' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 53' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.1166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.8833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1960

Description (see definition): Rocky point lying 6 mi SW of Stigant Point near the W end of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Charted and named Rocky Point by DI personnel on the Discovery II in 1935. In order to avoid duplication, the name was rejected by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960 and a new one substituted. Bell Point is named for Dennis R. Bell (1934-59), Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) meteorological assistant at Admiralty Bay from 1958 to July 26, 1959, when he lost his life in a crevasse.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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