Name details

Pasteur Peninsula

Pasteur Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)

Pasteur Peninsula  (The name as it would appear on a map)

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 110513

Feature type: Peninsula

Origin

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:

Narrative

N part of Brabant Island N of a line joining the head of Guyou Bay with the terminus of Lister Glacier on Bouquet Bay, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1903-05, and named Presqu'íÎle Pasteur after Louis Pasteur (1822-95), French chemist, bacteriologist and pioneer of vaccination (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Pasteur Peninsula (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Pasteur Halvöya (HA chart, 1928). The peninsula was further surveyed by BGLE from Penola in January 1936, when its latitude was adjusted S-wards. Péninsule Pasteur (France. SHM, 1937, p.405). Península Pasteur (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.577; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.220). Pasteur Peninsular [sic], as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.236). The peninsula was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Poluostrov Paster (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Named For

Location

Latitude:
64° 03' 00.0" S
- 64.05000°
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Longitude:
62° 23' 00.0" W
- 62.38333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Map

Source

Location Method:
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Source Name:
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Source Institution:
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Source Person:
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Source Publisher:
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Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

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Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
8-Sep-1953

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