Name details

Nicholson Peninsula

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

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

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Australian Antarctic Gazetteer Id 2113

Feature type: Peninsula

Origin

This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

A broad, ice-covered peninsula, partly in the Ross Dependency, about 22 km long between Cousens Bay and Matterson Inlet. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

Named For

Named by USACAN after Capt. M.W. Nicholson, USN, Chief of Staff to the US Antarctic Projects Officer, Operation Deepfreeze, 1964.

Location

Latitude:
80° 43' 00.1" S
- 80.71670°
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Longitude:
160° 00' 00.0" E
160.00000°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
27-Aug-1975

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