Monroe Point, South Shetland Islands


Monroe Point, South Shetland Islands
Location of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands.

Monroe Point is an ice-free tipped point projecting 1.1 km into Boyd Strait from the west coast of Snow Island in the South Shetland Islands, Antarctica.

The feature's name derives from the name 'Monroe Island' applied to Snow Island by 19th century sealers.

Location

The point is located at 62°48′40″S 61°30′55″W / 62.81111°S 61.51528°W / -62.81111; -61.51528 which is 4.1 km south by east of Esteverena Point, 5.58 km northwest of Cape Conway and 40.54 km east-northeast of Cape Smith, Smith Island (British mapping in 1935 and 1968, and Bulgarian in 2009).

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