Promontory Point (Utah) facts for kids
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|Location||Box Elder County, Utah
|Offshore water bodies||Great Salt Lake|
|Elevation||4,912 feet (1,497 m)|
Promontory Point is the cape or southernmost point of the peninsula formed where the Promontory Mountains project into the northern Great Salt Lake in southeastern Box Elder County, Utah, United States.
The unincorporated community of Promontory and its location, Promontory Summit, are also frequently referred to as "Promontory Point". Promontory Summit is the site where the First Transcontinental Railroad was completed and is located about 30 miles (48 km) north–northwest of the cape, near the north end of the Promontory Mountains.
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