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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 17463

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
62° 28' 55" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
060° 07' 15" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -62.4819444

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -60.1208333

Elevation (see definition): 180

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1998

Description (see definition): An ice piedmont promontory fringed by several low-lying rocky headlands. The promontory rises gently to an elevation of about 180 meters southward of Williams Point, Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Named by UK-APC (1998) after Edmond Malcolm Stuart Phelps, Master RSS John Biscoe, 1972-91 (First Officer, 1966-72; Second Officer, 1964-66), who gave substantial assistance to J. L. Smellie and M.R.A. Thomson, British Antarctic Survey geologists with the survey of this area during the 1974-75 season.

Date Created (see definition): 09/25/1998

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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