Gourdon Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Gourdon Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
SE of Lapeyrère Bay, NE Anvers Island, was roughly charted by FAE, 1903-05, in January 1905, when the name Pointe Gourdon, after Vice-Am. Palma-Firmin-Christian Gourdon (1843-1913), of the French Navy, was applied to the NE point of the peninsula (Charcot, 1906b, p.470). Point Gourdon (USHO, 1943, p.126). Punta Gourdon (Argentina. MM chart 106, 1949; Pierrou, 1970, p.398; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.140). Following survey by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour" in 1955, the name Gourdon Peninsula was applied to the whole feature (APC, 1958, p.5; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Península Gourdon (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.162). Punta Goudon [sic] (Chile. IGM map 9, 1966).
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