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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United States Gazetteer Id 130942

Feature type: Promontory (8)

Origin

This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

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 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.

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Location

Latitude:
66° 52' 00.0" S
- 66.86667°
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Longitude:
64° 27' 00.0" W
- 64.45000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

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Remote sensing:
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Comments

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Approval status

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