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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Pasteur Peninsula (GBR) 64° 03' 00.0" S 62° 23' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 110513 Place ID: 10938

N part of Brabant Island N of a line joining the head of Guyou Bay with the terminus of Lister Glacier on Bouquet Bay, was roughly mapped by FAE, 1903-05, and named Presqu'íÎle Pasteur after Louis Pasteur (1822-95), French chemist, bacteriologist and pioneer of vaccination (Charcot, 1906a, map facing p.316). Pasteur Peninsula (BA chart 3205, vii.1909; 25.iii.1937; APC, 1955, p.16; BA chart 3560, 7.iv.1961; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974). Pasteur Halvöya (HA chart, 1928). The peninsula was further surveyed by BGLE from Penola in January 1936, when its latitude was adjusted S-wards. Péninsule Pasteur (France. SHM, 1937, p.405). Península Pasteur (Chile. DNH chart LI, 1947; Pierrou, 1970, p.577; Chile. IHA, 1974, p.220). Pasteur Peninsular [sic], as rejected form (USBGN, 1956, p.236). The peninsula was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57. Poluostrov Paster (Soviet Union. MMF chart, 1961).

Pasteur Peninsula (USA) 64° 04' 00.0" S 62° 24' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 129888 Place ID: 10938

Broad peninsula 5 mi long in a N-S direction and ranging from 5 to 8 mi wide between Guyou Bay and Bouquet Bay, forming the N end of Brabant Island, in the Palmer Archipelago. Mapped by the FrAE, 1903-05, and named by Charcot in honor of Louis Pasteur, famous French chemist.

Pasteur, península (ARG) 64° 03' 00.0" S 62° 23' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 101792 Place ID: 10938

Pasteur, Península (CHL) 64° 04' 00.0" S 62° 27' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 106059 Place ID: 10938

Descubierta por la Expedición Francesa, 1933-1935, al mando del Dr. Jean B. Charcot, quien le dio el nombre por Louis Pasteur, famoso químico francés. Península de aproximadamente 7 millas de largo en dirección N-S, y de unas 8 millas de ancho, situada entre bahía Guyou y bahía Bouquet, y forma el extremo N de la isla Brabante en el archipiélago de Palmer.

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