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Krakow Peninsula

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Krakow Peninsula
Geographical position
Krakau-Halbinsel (Südliche Shetlandinseln)
Krakau-Halbinsel
Coordinates 62° 7′ 37″ S, 58° 14′ 55″ WCoordinates 62° 7′ 37″ S, 58° 14′ 55″ W
Location King George Island (South Shetland Islands)
Waters 1 Admiralty Bay
Waters 2 King George Bay

Krakow Peninsula is a peninsula on the south coast of King George Island in the South Shetland archipelago. It separates Admiralty Bay from King George Bay.

Scientists from a Polish Antarctic expedition named the almost entirely ice-covered peninsula Kopuła Krakowa (Polish for Kraków Dome) after the former Polish capital Kraków. The UK Antarctic Place-Names Committee translated this name into English in 1984 in an adapted form as Kraków Peninsula.

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