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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 2477

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
70° 13' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
068° 13' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -70.2166667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.2166667

Elevation (see definition): 1250

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1955

Description (see definition): The W extremity of a rock massif with four peaks, the highest 1,250 m, standing at the S side of the mouth of Riley Glacier, Palmer Land, and fronting on George VI Sound. It lies separated from Mount Dixey to the NE by a low ice-filled col, and from Mount Flower to the E by a small glacier. It appears that the massif of which this is the W extremity, was first photographed from the air on Nov. 23, 1935 by Lincoln Ellsworth and mapped from these photographs by W.L.G. Joerg. The point was surveyed in 1936 by the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE) under Rymill, and was named in 1954 for Verner D. Carse, member of the British Graham Land Expedition (BGLE), 1934-37.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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