Sheer Point

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Sheer Point (54°3′S 37°8′W / 54.050°S 37.133°W / -54.050; -37.133Coordinates: 54°3′S 37°8′W / 54.050°S 37.133°W / -54.050; -37.133) is a point east of Fine Point on the north side of Prince Olav Harbor, Cook Bay, South Georgia. Charted and descriptively named "Steep Point" by DI in 1929, but that form duplicated a name at adjacent Possession Bay. To avoid possible confusion, the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee (UK-APC) recommended Sheer Point for the feature described here.

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