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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 3593

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
84° 41' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
096° 30' 00" W

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -84.6833333

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -96.5

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1962

Description (see definition): A low promontory, completely snow covered, near the NE end of Havola Escarpment. This promontory which faces southward was occupied by the U.S. Antarctic Research Program (USARP) Horlick Mountains Traverse party, 1960-61. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Walter L. Davis, Chief Construction Mechanic, U.S. Navy (USN), who wintered over at Ellsworth Station, 1957, and Byrd Station, 1960. Davis was a member of the 11 man tractor party, led by Major Antero Havola, that journeyed from Byrd Station to South Pole Station, 1960-61. On Dec. 25, 1960, the party passed a few miles northward of this promontory.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data

NOTE: The information regarding Davis 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 Davis Promontory should be addressed to the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency.

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