This page presents the geographical name data for Law 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): Law Promontory
Feature Class (see definition): Cliff
Country Code (see definition): AQ (Antarctica)
Feature ID (see definition): 8608
Primary Latitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
67° 15' 00" S
Primary Longitude in degrees, minutes, and seconds (see definition):
058° 47' 00" E
Primary Latitude in decimal degrees (see definition): -67.25
Primary Longitude in decimal degrees (see definition): 58.7833333
Elevation (see definition): No data
Decision Year (see definition): 01/01/1965
Description (see definition): A mainly ice-covered promontory 15 mi long, extending generally eastward from the coast at the NW side of Stefansson Bay. First mapped by DI personnel on the William Scoresby in February, 1936. Remapped by Norwegian cartographers from aerial photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and called Breidhovde (Broad Knoll). First visited by an Australian National Antarctic Research Expeditions (ANARE) party in 1956, and renamed by ANCA for Phillip Law, who flew over and photographed this feature in February 1954.
Date Created (see definition): No data
Date Edited (see definition): No data