Mathias Point

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Mathias Point (58°28′S 26°14′W / 58.467°S 26.233°W / -58.467; -26.233Coordinates: 58°28′S 26°14′W / 58.467°S 26.233°W / -58.467; -26.233) is a point about 1.5 nautical miles (3 km) north of Allen Point, Montagu Island, in the South Sandwich Islands. It was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee for W.A. Mathias, Royal Navy, a pilot in HMS Protector's ship's flight during the survey of the South Sandwich Islands in 1964.[1]

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