Kiev Peninsula

SCAR Gazetteer Ref. No 18751

Feature type:

Origin

This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.

Narrative

The predominantly ice-covered, oval shaped peninsula projecting 35 km in NW direction from Graham Land on the Antarctic Peninsula. Bounded by Flandres Bay to the NE and Beascochea Bay to the SW. Separated from Wilhelm Archipelago to the NW by Lemaire Channel and Penola Strait. British mapping in 1976. Named after the capital city of Ukraine, in connection with the Ukrainian Antarctic base Vernadsky situated on nearby Galindez Island.

Location

Latitude:
65° 15' 00.0" S
-65.250°
Accurate to 0m
Longitude:
63° 41' 00.0" W
-63.683°
Accurate to 0m
Altitude:
Not recorded
Accurate to 0m
Region:
Not recorded

Images

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Map

Source

Location Method:
Unknown The coordinates for this place name were derived from Map id 0 - This map does not exist in the SCAR Map Catalogue. in the SCAR Map Catalogue.
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:
14-Sep-2010

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Biodiversity
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