Williamson Head

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Williamson Head (69°11′S 158°0′E / 69.183°S 158.000°E / -69.183; 158.000Coordinates: 69°11′S 158°0′E / 69.183°S 158.000°E / -69.183; 158.000) is a prominent cape 6 nautical miles (11 km) west-northwest of Drake Head on the coast of Antarctica. Discovered from the Terra Nova in February 1911 during Scott's last expedition. Named for Petty Officer Thomas S. Williamson, Royal Navy, a member of the expedition.

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