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)
Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Ioannes Paulus II Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula (8)
This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
The ice-covered peninsula on the N coast of Livingston Island that is bounded by Hero Bay to the E and Barclay Bay to the W. Extending 12.8 km in S-N direction, and 8.5 km wide. Its N extremity is formed by the ice-free Cape Shirreff. Named after Pope John Paul II (1920-2005) for his contribution to world peace and understanding among people.
No images of this place could be found.