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
Pedro I, Isla (CHL) 68° 48' 00.0" S 90° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 106066 Place ID: 11148

Esta isla fue descubierta en enero de 1821 por la Expedición Rusa al mando del capitán Thaddeus Gotlieb von Bellingshausen, quien le dio el nombre por Pedro El Grande de Rusia. Isla situada a 430 millas al W del extremo N de isla Alejandro I. Mide 11 millas en dirección N-S por 5 de ancho. La isla es alta, acantilada, de cima plana, cubierta de hielo, salvo manchas aisladas de piedra desnuda en las laderas empinadas, donde no se asienta nieve. La isla está constituida por la parte que aflora de una montaña submarina de origen volcánico.

Peter I Island (USA) 68° 47' 00.0" S 90° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 130053 Place ID: 11148

An isolated, mainly snow covered island, 11 mi long and 5 mi wide, located 200 mi NE of Cape Braathen, Thurston Island. The island is lofty with steep slopes, attaining a height of 1,755 m in Lars Christensen Peak. Discovered in January 1821 by Capt. Thaddeus Bellingshausen, who named it for Peter the Great of Russia.

Peter I Øy (NOR) 68° 48' 00.0" S 90° 35' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 115750 Place ID: 11148

Peter I Øy is situated 450 kilometres off the W coast of the Antarctic continent, about 20 km long and about 10 km broad. It is a volcanic island measuring 156 square kilometres in area, almost completely covered by ice. Lars Christensen Peak, at a . After Peter the Great of Russia. Discovered by von Bellingshausen 10.01.1821. The Norwegian flag was hoisted 02.02.29 on Hamnæsodden. By Royal Order in council March 6, 1931,Peter I øy was placed under Norwegian sovereignty, and by an act of March 24 1933, made a part of Norway. Peter I Øy was annexed by the second Norvegia expedition, equipped by shipowner Lars Christensen, on 2 February 1929. The climate is harsh with strong winds, freezing temperatures and snow. For most of the year, the island is surrounded by thick pack ice. The vegetation consists almost exclusively of mosses and lichens that have adapted to the extreme climatic conditions. Some seabirds, especially Antarctic fulmars, breed at various sites on the island, and a small colony of .

Petra I, ostrov (RUS) 68° 50' 00.0" S 90° 30' 00.0" W Island
Name ID: 119944 Place ID: 11148

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