Mitchell Peninsula (The name as it would appear in a gazetteer)
Mitchell Peninsula (The name as it would appear on a map)
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Feature type: Peninsula
This name originates from Australia. It is part of the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer and the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica.
Names that other countries have for this feature:
A rocky outcrop connected to the continental ice by ice and snow on the Budd Coast. Plotted from air photographs taken by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47). USACAN called this feature Mitchell Island after Captain R.A. Mitchell, USN, captain of the USS Cacapon which participated in Operation Highjump.