Scientific Committee on Antarctic Research (SCAR)
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in the framework of the SCAR Standing Committee on Antarctic Geographic Information (SCAGI)
Kiev Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Kiev Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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This name originates from Bulgaria. It is part of the Bulgaria Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
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.
No images of this place could be found.