Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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Arrowsmith Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Arrowsmith 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.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
W of Forel Glacier and Sharp Glacier, Loubet Coast, and facing Adelaide Island, was discovered by FAE, 1908-10, and then thought to be an island; mapped as a peninsula by BGLE (Rymill, 1938a, map facing p.496); surveyed by FIDS from "Stonington Island" in 1948 and from "Detaille Island" and "Horseshoe Island", 1955-57, and confirmed as a peninsula; named after Sir Edwin Porter Arrowsmith (b. 1909), Governor and Commander-in-Chief of the Falkland Islands and Dependencies, 1957-64, and High Commissioner for the British Antarctic Territory, 1962-64 (APC, 1959a, p.4; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961). Poluostrov Arrousmit (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961). Península Arrowsmtih (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.4)
No images of this place could be found.