Halfthree Point

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Halfthree Point is a point forming the south-eastern end of Fildes Peninsula, King George Island, in the South Shetland Islands of Antarctica. It was charted and named by Discovery Investigations personnel on the Discovery II in 1935.[1] It is part of the Fildes Peninsula Antarctic Specially Protected Area (ASPA 125), designated as such because of its paleontological values.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Halfthree Point". Geographic Names Information System, U.S. Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-05-16. 
  2. ^ "Fildes Peninsula, King George Island". Management Plan for Antarctic Specially Protected Area No. 125: Measure 6, Annex. Antarctic Treaty Secretariat. 2009. Retrieved 2013-09-29. 

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Halfthree Point" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).


Coordinates: 62°14′S 58°57′W / 62.233°S 58.950°W / -62.233; -58.950