Krause Point

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Krause Point (66°34′S 91°4′E / 66.567°S 91.067°E / -66.567; 91.067Coordinates: 66°34′S 91°4′E / 66.567°S 91.067°E / -66.567; 91.067) is a low, ice-covered point in Antarctica, fronting on Davis Sea midway between Cape Torson and Cape Filchner. It was mapped from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946–47, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Glenn R. Krause, a photogrammetrist with the Navy Hydrographic Office, who served as a surveyor with the U.S. Navy Operation Windmill parties which established astronomical control stations along Wilhelm II, Knox and Budd coasts in 1947–48.[1]


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