Kvinge Peninsula

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Kvinge Peninsula (71°10′S 61°10′W / 71.167°S 61.167°W / -71.167; -61.167Coordinates: 71°10′S 61°10′W / 71.167°S 61.167°W / -71.167; -61.167) is a snow-covered peninsula at the north side of Palmer Inlet terminating in Cape Bryant, on the east coast of Palmer Land, Antarctica. It was mapped by the United States Geological Survey in 1974, and named by the Advisory Committee on Antarctic Names for Thor Kvinge, a Norwegian oceanographer from the University of Bergen. Kvinge was employed by the Christian Michelsens Institutt[citation needed] and was a member of the International Weddell Sea Oceanographic Expeditions, 1968, 1969 and 1970.[1]

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