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