- Thatcher Peninsula
Thatcher Peninsula (coord|54|17|S|36|32|W|) is a mountainous
covein north-central South Georgiaterminating to the north in Mai Point, rising between Cumberland West Bayto the west, and Cumberland East Bayand Moraine Fjordto the east; bounded to the southwest and south by Lyell Glacier and Hamberg Glacier. King Edward Coveon the east side of the peninsula is the site of the British Antarctic Survey(BAS) Grytvikenstation and the disused whaling station of the same name. It was named by the United Kingdom Antarctic Place-Names Committee(UK-APC) in 1991, at the suggestion of members of the Royal Geographical Society, after Margaret Thatcher, British Prime Minister, 1979-1990, perhaps for her role in the Falklands War.
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