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
Shostakovich Peninsula (RUS) 72° 11' 00.0" S 71° 20' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 120568 Place ID: 13216

Shostakovich Peninsula (GBR) 72° 11' 00.0" S 71° 20' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 111167 Place ID: 13216

extending into Bach Ice Shelf between Williams Inlet and Stravinsky Inlet, S Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and roughly mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959; delineated from USLANDSAT imagery of January 1973 (BAS 250P sheets SS 16-18/4 and SS 19-21/1, 1-DOS 1974); in association with the names of composers grouped in this area, named after Dmitri Shostakovich (1906-75), Russian composer (APC, 1975, p.5).

Shostakovich Peninsula (USA) 72° 11' 00.0" S 71° 20' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 131567 Place ID: 13216

An ice-covered peninsula lying north of Stravinsky Inlet and extending into Bach Ice Shelf in southern Alexander Island. Mapped by Directorate of Overseas Surveys from satellite imagery supplied by U.S. National Aeronautics and Space Administration in cooperation with U.S. Geological Survey. Named by UK-APC after Dmitri Shostakovich, Russian composer.

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