Shostakovich Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Shostakovich 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:
extending into Bach Ice Shelf between Williams Inlet and Stravinsky Inlet, S Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and roughly mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; delineated from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973 (BAS 250P sheets SS 16-18/4 and SS 19-21/1, 1-DOS 1974); in association with the names of composers grouped in this area, named after Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75), Russian composer (APC, 1975, p.5).
No images of this place could be found.