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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Ray Promontory (GBR) 62° 36' 00.0" S 61° 07' 40.0" W Promontory
Name ID: 110810 Place ID: 11908

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).

Ray Promontory (USA) 62° 36' 00.0" S 61° 09' 00.0" W Promontory
Name ID: 130584 Place ID: 11908

A promontory 4 mi long which forms the NW termination of Byers Peninsula and Livingston Island, South Shetland Islands. Start Point marks the NW extremity of the promontory. Named by the UK-APC in 1977 after Capt. Nathaniel Ray, Master of the American schooner Harmony, of Nantucket, which carried on sealing operations from Harmony Cove, Nelson Island, 1820-21.

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