Antarctica History and Facts in Brief
Location of Tabarin Peninsula
Tabarin Peninsula (63°32'S 57°0'W/63.533°S 57°W/-63.533; -57) is a peninsula 15 nautical miles (28 km) long and 5 to 12 nautical miles (22 km) wide, lying south of the trough between Hope Bay and Duse Bay and forming the east extremity of Trinity Peninsula.
Discovered and charted by the Swedish Antarctic Expedition, 1901-04, under Nordenskjöld.
It was mapped in 1946 by the Falkland Islands Dependencies Survey (FIDS) and named after Operation Tabarin, the naval code name for the FIDS from 1943 to 1945.
For more information about Tabarin Peninsula see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
This page was retrieved and condensed from (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tabarin_Peninsula) see Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia, April 2009.
All text is available under the terms of the GNU Free Documentation License (see Copyrights for details).
This information was correct in April 2009. E. & O.E.
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