Thompson Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Thompson 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:
between the N end of Fournier Bay and Patagonia Bay, NE Anvers Island, E of c.63°10'W, was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Arthur Harbour", 1955-57; named after John Whiteside Thompson (b. 1928), FIDS general assistant and mountaineer, "Arthur Harbour", 1956-57, and Base Leader, 1957-58 (APC, 1959a, p.12; BA chart 3566, 16.x.1959). Península Thomson [sic] (Chile. DNH, 1962, p.162; IHA, 1974, p.277). Península Thompson, Península de Thompson (Alarcón and others, 1976, p.30 and folding map).
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