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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16216

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
054° 42' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -54.7

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1952

Description (see definition): Point which lies 3 mi SW of Cape Valentine, near the E end of Elephant Island in the South Shetland Islands. The name appears on Powell's map of 1822 based upon the joint cruise of Captain Nathaniel B. Palmer, in the sloop James Monroe, and Captain George Powell, in the sloop Dove, in December 1821. Probably named for Captain John Walker, whose assistance in the construction of the map was acknowledged by Powell.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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