Name details

Shults Peninsula

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

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

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United States Gazetteer Id 131573

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

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:

Narrative

A bold, mainly ice-covered peninsula, 10 mi long and 5 mi wide, at the E side of the mouth of Skelton Glacier in Victoria Land. Mapped by the USGS from ground surveys and Navy air photos. Named by US-ACAN for Capt. Roy G. Shults, USN, Chief of Staff to the Commander, U.S. Naval Support Force, Antarctica, 1962 and 1963.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
78° 52' 00.0" S
- 78.86667°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
162° 39' 00.0" E
162.65000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1963

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