Birdwell Point

Birdwell Point (74°18′S 128°10′W / 74.300°S 128.167°W / -74.300; -128.167Coordinates: 74°18′S 128°10′W / 74.300°S 128.167°W / -74.300; -128.167) is the northwest point of Dean Island, lying within the Getz Ice Shelf off the coast of Marie Byrd Land. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and from U.S. Navy air photos, 1959–65, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Keith W. Birdwell, U.S. Navy, Electronics Technician at Byrd Station, 1969.

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