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Law Promontory: Antarctica
SOURCE: National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency, Bethesda, MD, USA
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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



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


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