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Promontory point Utah is a famous site in American history because?
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What is the latitude and longitude of promontory point?
There are two famous locations called Promontory Point. Near Promontory Point, Utah, the transcontinental railroad was completed at "Promontory Summit" (41.62° N, 112.58° W) with the joining of the eastern and western sections. A later section of the railroad, the Lucin Cutoff, passes through Promontory Point, which is at 41.22° N, 112.41° W, slightly to the southeast. Promontory Point in Chicago, Illinois, is a 12-acre manmade peninsula into Lake Michigan in Burnham Park. Its location is 41.80° N, 87.58° W.