Name details

Westminster Peninsula

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

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

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Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory Id 137626

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

Peninsula of land between Dogs Leg Fjord and Square Bay on the Fallières Coast. Named after the Major General the Duke of Westminster for his role as Deputy Commander of the Army Reserves and supporter of Antarctic activities, as part of the regional naming theme for British Forces.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 45' 12.0" S
- 67.75333°
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Longitude:
66° 52' 29.0" W
- 66.87472°
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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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
29-Apr-2013

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