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Vaughan Promontory: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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This page presents the geographical name data for Vaughan 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): Vaughan Promontory

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 15909

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
83° 08' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
167° 35' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -83.1333333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 167.5833333

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1966

Description (see definition): A high, rugged ice-covered promontory which extends eastward from Holland Range between Ekblad and Morton Glaciers. It terminates in Cape Maude overlooking Ross Ice Shelf. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Commander V.J. Vaughan, U.S. Navy (USN), commanding officer of USS Glacier during Operation Deep Freeze (OpDFrz) 1964 and 1965.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Vaughan Promontory in Antarctica on this page is published from the data supplied by the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, a member of the Intelligence community of the Antarctica, and a Department of Defense (DoD) Combat Support Agency. No claims are made regarding the accuracy of information contained here. All suggestions for corrections of any errors about Vaughan Promontory should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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