Southard Promontory (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Southard Promontory (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Promontory (8)
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:
A notable promontory, 6 mi long and 2 mi wide, which juts into NW Mill Inlet between Breitfuss Glacier and Alberts Glacier, on the Foyn Coast, Graham Land. The promontory is bordered by steep rock cliffs which rise 1,500 m to a relatively flat and snow covered upper surface. It was photographed from the air by RARE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS in 1947. In association with the names of Antarctic cartographers grouped in this area, named by the UK-APC after Rupert B. Southard, Jr., Chief, National Mapping Division, USGS, 1979-86; Chief, Office of International Activities (with responsibility for USGS field parties working in Antarctica), 1961-64; U.S. Representative to the SCAR Working Group on Geodesy and Cartography, 1964-79; Chairman, Domestic Names Committee of the USBGN, 1983-87 (Chairman, USBGN, 1988-90).
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