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
This name originates from New Zealand. It is part of the New Zealand Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A broad ice-capped peninsula, 18-12km wide north to south and 14km east to west, between Cheetham Ice Tongue and Harbord Glacier Tongue on the coast of Victoria Land.
Mapped by U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1957-62. Named by Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names (US-ACAN) for Lieutenant (j.g.) R.D. Whitmer, U.S. Navy (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.
No images of this place could be found.