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

Feature Class (see definition): Cliff

Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)

Feature ID (see definition): 5094

Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
68° 57' 00" S

Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
069° 24' 00" E

Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -68.95

Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 69.4

Elevation (see definition): No data

Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1967

Description (see definition): An ice-covered promontory about 5 mi N of Landon Promontory on the W side of the Amery Ice Shelf. Plotted from Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) air photos taken in 1956. First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party led by D.R. Carstens in November 1962. Named by ANCA for N.E. Foley, weather observer at Mawson Station in 1962, a member of the field party.

Date Created (see definition): No data

Date Edited (see definition): No data



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


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