Kerr Point

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Kerr Point (64°42′S 62°38′W / 64.700°S 62.633°W / -64.700; -62.633Coordinates: 64°42′S 62°38′W / 64.700°S 62.633°W / -64.700; -62.633) is a point 2 nautical miles (4 km) southeast of Georges Point, on the east side of Rongé Island, off the west coast of Graham Land, Antarctica. It was charted by the Belgian Antarctic Expedition under Gerlache, 1897–99, and was named by the UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee in 1960 for Adam J. Kerr, Second Officer of RRS Shackleton, who sounded the adjacent Errera Channel in 1956–57.[1]


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