McIntyre Promontory

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McIntyre Promontory (84°57′S 179°40′E / 84.950°S 179.667°E / -84.950; 179.667Coordinates: 84°57′S 179°40′E / 84.950°S 179.667°E / -84.950; 179.667) is a promontory having the ground plan of a sharp V pointed toward the north, with steep cliffs on either flank, forming a part of the Bush Mountains at the head of Ramsey Glacier in Antarctica. It was discovered and photographed by U.S. Navy Operation Highjump on Flight 8A of February 16, 1947, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Captain Eugene C. McIntyre, United States Marine Corps, copilot on this flight.[1]

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  1. ^ "McIntyre Promontory". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2013-09-06.

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