Arrowsmith Peninsula

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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Place ID: 542
Name ID: 107574

Feature type: Peninsula

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.

Names that other countries have for this feature:

Narrative

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). PenĂ­nsula Arrowsmtih (Argentina. AA, 1991 p.4)

Named For

Location

Latitude:
67° 17' 00.0" S
- 67.28333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
67° 02' 00.0" W
- 67.03333°
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Altitude:
Not recorded
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Images

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Map

Source

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

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
7-Jul-1959

Related information

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