SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Nicholson Peninsula (AUS) 80° 43' 00.1" S 160° 00' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 2113 Place ID: 10243

A broad, ice-covered peninsula, partly in the Ross Dependency, about 22 km long between Cousens Bay and Matterson Inlet. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy.

Nicholson Peninsula (USA) 80° 43' 00.0" S 160° 30' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 129395 Place ID: 10243

A broad ice-covered peninsula about 15 mi long, between Couzens Bay and Matterson Inlet on the W side of Ross Ice Shelf. Named by US-ACAN for Capt. M.W. Nicholson, USN, chief of staff to the U.S. Antarctic Projects Officer during OpDFrz 1964.

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