Jennings Promontory

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Jennings Promontory (70°10′S 72°33′E / 70.167°S 72.550°E / -70.167; 72.550Coordinates: 70°10′S 72°33′E / 70.167°S 72.550°E / -70.167; 72.550) is a prominent rock promontory on the eastern margin of Amery Ice Shelf between the Branstetter Rocks and Kreitzer Glacier. It was delineated in 1952 by John H. Roscoe from air photos taken by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump (1946–47), and named by him for Lieutenant James C. Jennings, U.S. Navy, co-pilot and navigator on Operation Highjump photographic flights in this area.[1]


  1. ^ "Jennings Promontory". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-07-24.

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