McCann Point

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McCann Point (83°22′S 169°38′E / 83.367°S 169.633°E / -83.367; 169.633Coordinates: 83°22′S 169°38′E / 83.367°S 169.633°E / -83.367; 169.633) is a point marking the east side of the mouth of Beaver Glacier, Antarctica, where the latter enters the Ross Ice Shelf. It was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for K.A. McCann, Master of the USNS Pvt. Joseph F. Merrell during U.S. Navy Operation Deep Freeze 1965.[1]

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