Hole Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hole Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula
This name originates from United Kingdom. It is part of the Gazetteer of the British Antarctic Territory and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Prominent, low-lying, largely ice-covered peninsula forming the south-eastern part of Rothschild Island, adjacent to northern Alexander Island. The peninsula is about 17 km long, and includes the eastern part of Desko Mountains, including Schenck Peak.
Named for Dr Malcom J. Hole, (b. 1960). Senior Lecturer in Geology at the University of Aberdeen and previously a geologist at British Antarctic Survey. Dr Hole completed three geological fieldwork campaigns in Antarctica involving extended overland travel between 1983 and 1987, including working in this area in 1985-86.
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