Guesalaga Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Guesalaga 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:
E side of Discovery Bay, Greenwich Island, was charted by DI in 1935 and further charted by CAE in 1947; named Punta Comodoro Guezalaga [sic] (Flores Silva, 1947, p.242) or Península Guesalaga by CAE, 1947, after Capt (N) Federico Guesalaga Toro, Commodore of the expedition (Chile. DNH chart 500, 1951; IHA, 1974, p.144); is site of a Chilean naval station established 6 February 1947 and originally called "Soberanía" [=sovereignty], but later named "Arturo Prat" after Capt. Arturo Prat C. (Edwards Point, q.v.) (USHO, 1962, p.124). Guesalaga Promontory (Fuenzalida, 1964, p.49). "Soberanía Base" (Mueller, 1964, p.393). The peninsula was further charted by an RN Hydrographic Survey Unit from HMS Protector in 1964. Geusalaga [sic] Peninsula (BA, 1965, p.31). "Base Arturo Prat" (Araya and Hervé, 1966, p.42). "Base Militar Arturo Prat" (Chile. IGM map 5, 1966). "Base Naval Arturo Prat" (Araya and Hervé, 1966, p.41). Guesalaga Peninsula (BA chart 1774, 19.vii.1968; APC, 1974, p.4). "Base Prat" (González-Ferrán and others, 1971, Fig.1, p.4). "Base Capitán Arturo Prat" (Chile. IGM map 6000-5300, 1972). "Capitán Arturo Prat Station" (BA, 1974, p.166). Península Comodoro Guesalaga, as rejected form (Chile. IHA, 1974, p.145). "Base Antártica Arturo Pratt" (Leó, 1975, p.16). "Capitán Arturo Prat" (BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).
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