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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Monteverdi Peninsula (GBR) 72° 30' 00.0" S 71° 50' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 110211 Place ID: 9775

between Bach Ice Shelf and George VI Sound, S Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and roughly mapped from air photographs by FIDS in 1959 (Searle, 1963, end map); delineated from US LANDSAT 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 Claudio Monteverdi (1568-1643), Italian composer (APC, 1975, p.4; BAS sheet Misc. 2, 1981).

Monteverdi Peninsula (USA) 72° 30' 00.0" S 72° 00' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 129046 Place ID: 9775

A large ice-covered peninsula between Bach Ice Shelf and George VI Sound, forming the southernmost part of Alexander Island. The southern side of the feature was first seen and charted by Finn Ronne and Carl Eklund of USAS, 1939-41, who traversed the entire length of George VI Sound. Mapped from trimetrogon air photography taken by RARE, 1947-48, and from survey by FIDS, 1948-50. Named by UK-APC after Italian composer Claudio Monteverdi, 1568-1643.

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