Name details

Johnson Point

Johnson Point (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Johnson Point  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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United States Gazetteer Id 137860

Feature type: Cape (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

 A point of land on the northeastern portion of Horseshoe Island, Marguerite Bay, Fallières Coast, 2 miles east southeast of Gibbs Point and 1 mile east southeast of Wayne Head, features with which Johnson Point is associated. Named by ACAN for Robert Rowland Johnson who was a crew member of the United States Antarctic Service Expedition, 1939-1941, and aboard the USS Bear, a barkentine-rigged (three or more masts) vessel; on both trips of Operation Highjump; and1946-1947 Operation Windmill 1947-1948. Johnson was one of only two with experience on a sailing vessel; he performed numerous tasks and duties well beyond expectations.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 49' 02.0" S
- 67.81722°
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Longitude:
67° 06' 18.0" W
- 67.10500°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Apr-2014

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