Fletcher Peninsula

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Fletcher Peninsula is located in Antarctica
Fletcher Peninsula
Fletcher Peninsula
Location of Fletcher Peninsula in Antarctica

Fletcher Peninsula is a broad ice-covered peninsula which extends into the Bellingshausen Sea between Abbot Ice Shelf and Venable Ice Shelf in Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey from surveys and U.S. Navy air photos, 1961–66, and was named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Fred C. Fletcher of Boston, a contributor to the United States Antarctic Service, 1939–41.[1]


  1. ^ "Fletcher Peninsula". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey. Retrieved 2012-03-27.

 This article incorporates public domain material from the United States Geological Survey document "Fletcher Peninsula" (content from the Geographic Names Information System).

Coordinates: 72°45′S 88°50′W / 72.750°S 88.833°W / -72.750; -88.833