Whitmer Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Whitmer 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.
A broad ice-capped peninsula, about 7 mi long and wide, between Cheetham Ice Tongue and Harbord Glacier Tongue on the coast of Victoria Land. Mapped by USGS from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1957-62. Named by US-ACAN for Lt. (j.g.) R.D. Whitmer, USN, who wintered over at Williams Field, McMurdo Sound, in 1956. He returned to Antarctica with U.S. Naval Construction Battalion units during Deep Freeze 1966 and 1967.
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