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

Feature Class (see definition): Summit

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3551

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
61° 58' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 34' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.9666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -58.5666667

Elevation (see definition): No data

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

Description (see definition): Conspicuous rocky point 3 mi SW of Round Point on the N coast of King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands. This feature was charted and named Round Island by DI personnel on the not an island but a rocky point. Since there is already a Round Point on King George Island, a new name was substituted by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1960. Davey Point is named for Graham J. Davey, Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) assistant surveyor at Admiralty Bay in 1957 and 1958, who triangulated King George Island and extended this triangulation to Nelson, Robert and Greenwich Islands.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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