Fletcher Peninsula

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search

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]

References[edit]

 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