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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 16657

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 27' 08" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 08' 11" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4522222

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1363889

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1947

Description (see definition): A rock point forming the northeast tip of Livingston Island in the South Shetland Islands. The discovery of the South Shetland Islands was first reported in 1819 by William Smith, Master of the brig Williams. In John Miers’ account of Smith’s voyage, published in 1820, he states that Smith gave the name Williams to a point of land in this vicinity. In recent years Williams Point has been established in international usage for the point described.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

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

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