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Ray Promontory: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Ray Promontory in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.

Feature Name (see definition): Ray Promontory

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12397

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 36' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
061° 09' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.6

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -61.15

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A promontory 4 mi long which forms the NW termination of Byers Peninsula and Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Start Point marks the NW extremity of the promontory. Named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) in 1977 after Captain Nathaniel Ray, Master of the American schooner Harmony, of Nantucket, which carried on sealing operations from Harmony Cove, Nelson Island, 1820-21.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Ray Promontory in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Ray Promontory should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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