Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
Collated by Programma Nazionale di Ricerche in Antartide (Italy)
in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Hurd Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Hurd Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula (8)
This name originates from United States of America. It is part of the United States Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
Peninsula between South Bay and False Bay on the S coast of Livingston Island, in the South Shetland Islands. Named by the UK-APC in 1961 for Capt. Thomas Hurd, RN, second Hydrographer to the British Admiralty, 1808-23, who instituted a regular system of nautical surveys, and under whose authority Lt. E. Bransfield's 1820 survey of the Bransfield Strait area was published in November 1822.
No images of this place could be found.