Sheppard Point

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Sheppard Point (63°22′S 56°58′W / 63.367°S 56.967°W / -63.367; -56.967Coordinates: 63°22′S 56°58′W / 63.367°S 56.967°W / -63.367; -56.967) is a point marking the north side of the entrance to Hope Bay, at the northeast end of Antarctic Peninsula. Discovered by a party under J. Gunnar Andersson of the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901–04, who wintered at Hope Bay in 1903. Named by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) for R. Sheppard, Master of the established a FIDS scientific station at Hope Bay.

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