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PALINDROMUS PROMONTORIUM (Παλίνδρομος ἄκρα), a promontory of the extreme SW. of the Arabian peninsula, at the Straits of Bab-el-Mandeb, placed by Ptolemy between Ocelis Emporium and Posidium Promontorium, in long. 74° 30′, lat. 11° 40′ (6.7.7). It now bears the same name as the strait. (Moresby, Sailing Directions for the Red Sea, p. 2.)


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