Name details

Roscoe Promontory

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110937

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

at head of Mill Inlet, NW of Karpf Point, Foyn Coast, Graham Land The feature was photographed by RARE and surveyed by FIDS in 1947. Named by 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.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
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Longitude:
64° 29' 00.0" W
- 64.48333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
15-Feb-1988

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