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
Beethoven Peninsula (RUS) 71° 40' 00.0" S 74° 00' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 117021 Place ID: 1091

Beethoven Peninsula (GBR) 71° 44' 00.0" S 73° 41' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 107730 Place ID: 1091

SW Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by USAS in 1940 (Ronne, 1945, map p.14) and by RARE in December 1947 (Ronne, 1948b, map p.356); following map compilation from these photographs by FIDS in 1959, named after Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), German composer, in association with the names of other composers in this area (APC, 1961, p.2; USHO chart V30-SP6, 1962; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map). PenĂ¯nsula Beethoven (Argentina. IGM map, 1966). Poluostrov Betkhovena (Soviet Union. AA, 1966, Pl. 24). The peninsula was remapped from US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973 and its position adjusted (BAS 250P sheets SR 17-18/15, 16 and SS 16-18/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Beethoven Peninsula (USA) 71° 44' 00.0" S 73° 41' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 122353 Place ID: 1091

A deeply indented, ice-covered peninsula, 60 mi long in a NE-SW direction and 60 mi wide at its broadest part, forming the SW part of Alexander Island. First seen and photographed from the air in 1940 by USAS, which compiled the first rough map of SW Alexander Island. Resighted and photographed from the air by RARE, 1947-48, and remapped from RARE photos by Searle of FIDS in 1960. Named by UK-APC after Ludwig van Beethoven (1770-1827), German composer.

Beethoven, penĂ­nsula (ARG) 71° 40' 00.0" S 73° 45' 00.0" W Peninsula
Name ID: 100239 Place ID: 1091

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