Hurd Peninsula

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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Place ID: 6784
Name ID: 126856

Feature type: Peninsula (8)

Origin

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:

Narrative

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.

Named For

Location

Latitude:
62° 41' 00.0" S
- 62.68333°
Unknown precision
Longitude:
60° 23' 00.0" W
- 60.38333°
Unknown precision
Altitude:
Not recorded
Unknown precision

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:
Unknown
Remote sensing:
Not Applicable

Comments

None

Approval status

Status:
Unknown
Date approved:
1-Jan-1965

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