Joerg Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Joerg Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula (8)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Rugged, mountainous peninsula, 22 mi long in a NE-SW direction and from 3 to 10 mi wide, lying between Trail Inlet and Solberg Inlet on the Bowman Coast, Graham Land. The peninsula lies in the area explored from the air by Sir Hubert Wilkins in 1928 and Lincoln Ellsworth in 1935, and its S coast was mapped by W.L.G. Joberg from air photographs taken by Ellsworth; further mapped and photographed from the air by USAS in 1940; surveyed by FIDS in 1947. Named by UK-APC after W.L.G. Joberg (1885-1952), American geographer, polar cartographer, and archivist, who made important contributions to Antarctic cartography, nomenclature and history; Chairman, USBGN Special Committee on Antarctic Names, 1943-47; member of US-ACAN, 1947-52.
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