Disch Promontory


Disch Promontory

Disch Promontory (83°34′S 162°52′E / 83.567°S 162.867°E / -83.567; 162.867) is a high, ice-covered promontory, 6 nautical miles (11 km) long, extending from the east side of Prince Andrew Plateau, Queen Elizabeth Range. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Carl R. Disch, United States Antarctic Research Program (USARP) ionospheric physicist, who was lost at Byrd Station, May 8, 1965.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Disch Promontory" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).