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Roscoe Promontory: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Roscoe 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): Roscoe Promontory

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 12900

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 52' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 27' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.8666667

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.45

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): No data

Description (see definition): A massive ice-capped promontory between Aagaard Glacier and Mitterling Glacier on the N side of Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, Graham Land. The feature was photographed by Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and surveyed by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) in 1987 after John H. Roscoe, photogrammetrist on U.S. Navy Operation Highjump, 1946-47, and Operation Windmill, 1947-48; author of Antarctic Bibliography, U.S. Naval Photographic Interpretation Center, Department of the Navy, 1951, and Antarctica, Regional Photo Interpretation Series, Department of the Air Force, 1953. The promontory is in proximity to several features named after Antarctic bibliographers.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



NOTE: The information regarding Roscoe 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 Roscoe Promontory should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.


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