This page presents the geographical name data for Southard Promontory in Antarctica, as supplied by the US military intelligence in electronic format, including the geographic coordinates and place name in various forms, latin, roman and native characters, and its location in its respective country's administrative division.
Feature Name (see definition): Southard Promontory
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 14253
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
66° 56' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
064° 50' 00" W
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -66.9333333
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -64.8333333
Elevation (see definition): 1500
Decision Year (see definition): No data
Description (see definition): 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 Ronne Antarctic Research Expedition (RARE) and surveyed from the ground by Falklands Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) in 1947. In association with the names of Antarctic cartographers grouped in this area, named by the UK Antarctic Place-names Committee (UK-APC) after Rupert B. Southard, Jr., Chief, National Mapping Division, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), 1979-86; Chief, Office of International Activities (with responsibility for U.S. Geological Survey (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 U.S. Board on Geographic Names (BGN), 1983-87 (Chairman, U.S. BGN, 1988-90).
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data