Name details

Ray Promontory

Ray Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Ray Promontory  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110810

Feature type: Promontory

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

extending NW from Byers Peninsula (q.v.), W Livingston Island, and terminating in Start Point, following geological work by BAS, 1975-76, was named in association with the names of nineteenth-century sealers in this area after Capt. Nathaniel Ray, Master of the schooner Harmony which was based on Harmony Cove (q.v.), 1820-21 (APC, 1980, p.5; Smellie and others, 1980, map Fig. 2 facing p.57).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 36' 00.0" S
- 62.60000°
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Longitude:
61° 07' 40.0" W
- 61.12778°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown
Source Name:
Unknown
Source Identifier:
Source Scale:
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Source Institution:
Unknown
Source Person:
Unknown
Source Publisher:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Feb-1978

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