Antarctic Peninsula

The Antarctic Peninsula is the long mountainous peninsula projecting north from . A long way north - its tip is about three times further away from the South Pole than it is from the South American mainland, some 1600 km away.
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is an Argentine research base in Hope Bay at the tip of the Antarctic Peninsula. Photo: Godot13, CC BY-SA 4.0.

was a UK base on tiny Goudier Island, just off Wiencke Island and facing Anvers in the Antarctic Peninsula. Photo: Butterfly voyages, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Antarctic Peninsula

Latitude of center
-70° or 70° south
Longitude of center
-65° or 65° west
Elevation
2116 metres (6942 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
node 5283727122
Geo­Names ID
6632680
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Also Known As

  • Afrikaans: Antarktiese Skiereiland
  • Afrikaans: Antarktiese skiereiland
  • Arabic: Rawis han Antartika
  • Arabic: شبه الجزيرة القطبية الجنوبية
  • Armenian: Անտարկտիկական թերակղզի
  • Armenian: Անտարտիկական թերակղզի
  • Asturian: Península Antártica
  • Azerbaijani: Antarktida yarımadası
  • Azerbaijani: Antarktik yarımadası
  • Basque: Antartikako penintsula
  • Basque: Penintsula antartikoa
  • Belarusian: Антарктычны паўвостраў
  • Bengali: অ্যান্টার্কটিক উপদ্বীপ
  • Bosnian: Antarktičko poluostrvo
  • Breton: Ledenez Antarktika
  • Bulgarian: Антарктически полуостров
  • Catalan: Península Antàrtica
  • Catalan: península Antàrtica
  • Chinese: 南极半岛
  • Chinese: 南極半島
  • Czech: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Czech: Antarktický poloostrov
  • Danish: Antarktiske halvø
  • Dutch: Antarctisch Schiereiland
  • Dutch: Palmerschiereiland
  • English: Graham Land
  • English: O'Higgins Land
  • English: Palmer Peninsula
  • Esperanto: Antarkta duoninsulo
  • Estonian: Antarktika poolsaar
  • Finnish: Antarktiksen niemimaa
  • Finnish: Etelämantereen niemimaa
  • French: Péninsule Antarctique
  • French: Terre d'O'Higgins
  • French: péninsule Antarctique
  • Galician: Península Antártica
  • Georgian: ანტარქტიდის ნახევარკუნძული
  • German: Antarktische Halbinsel
  • Greek: Ανταρκτική Χερσόνησος
  • Hebrew: ארץ גרהאם
  • Hebrew: חצי-האי האנטארקטי
  • Hebrew: חצי האי האנטארקטי
  • Hebrew: חצי האי האנטרקטי
  • Hindi: अंटार्कटिक प्रायद्वीप
  • Hungarian: Antarktiszi-félsziget
  • Indonesian: Semenanjung Antarktika
  • Italian: Penisola Antartica
  • Japanese: 南極半島
  • Kazakh: Antarktïda tübegi
  • Kazakh: Антарктида түбегі
  • Kazakh: انتاركتىيدا تۇبەگى
  • Kirghiz: Антарктика жарым аралы
  • Korean: 남극반도
  • Latvian: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Latvian: Antarktīdas pussala
  • Latvian: O'Higinsa Zeme
  • Latvian: Palmer Peninsula
  • Latvian: Península Antártica
  • Latvian: Pālmera pussala
  • Latvian: Sanmartina Zeme
  • Lingua Franca Nova: Penisola de Antartica
  • Lithuanian: Antarktidos pusiasalis
  • Macedonian: Антарктички Полуостров
  • Malay: Semenanjung Antartik
  • Malay: Semenanjung Antartika
  • Norwegian: Antarktishalvøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Antarktishalvøya
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Antarktiske halvøy
  • Norwegian Bokmål: Den antarktiske halvøy
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Antarktishalvøya
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: Den antarktiske halvøya
  • Occitan (post 1500): Peninsula Antartica
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیره جنوبگان
  • Persian: شبه‌جزیره جنوبگانی
  • Polish: Półwysep Antarktyczny
  • Portuguese: Península Antárctica
  • Portuguese: Península Antártica
  • Romanian: Peninsula Antarctică
  • Russian: Антарктический полуостров
  • Scots: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Serbian: Antarktičko poluostrvo
  • Serbian: Антарктичко полуострво
  • Serbo-Croatian: Antarktičko poluostrvo
  • Slovak: Antarktický polostrov
  • Slovenian: Antarktični polotok
  • Spanish: Peninsula Antártica
  • Spanish: Peninsula Palmer
  • Spanish: Peninsula antartica
  • Spanish: Península Antartica
  • Spanish: Península Antártica
  • Spanish: Península Palmer
  • Spanish: Tierra de O'Higgins
  • Spanish: Tierra de O'Higgins, Península
  • Spanish: Tierra de San Martin
  • Spanish: Tierra de San Martín
  • Swahili: Rasi ya Antaktiki
  • Swedish: Antarktishalvön
  • Swedish: Antarktiska halvön
  • Tamil: அண்டார்ட்டிக்கா மூவலந்தீவு
  • Tatar: Антарктика ярымутравы
  • Thai: Antarctic Peninsula
  • Thai: คาบสมุทรแอนตาร์กติก
  • Thai: คาบสมุทรแอนตาร์กติกา
  • Turkish: Antarktika Yarımadası
  • Ukrainian: Антарктичний півострів
  • Ukrainian: Земля Грейама
  • Ukrainian: Земля О'Хіггінса
  • Ukrainian: Земля Сан-Мартіна
  • Ukrainian: Півострів Палмера
  • Vietnamese: Bán đảo Nam Cực
  • Waray (Philippines): Rawis han Antartika
  • Wu Chinese: 南极半岛
  • Yue Chinese: 南極半島
  • Tierra de O'Higgins, Peninsula
  • ანტარქტიკის ნახევარკუნძული

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