Feature Type

Feature Type Name




Long narrow hill or mountain top or spur leading to a summit; the term may also be applied to submarine features.


This feature type taken from the Australian Antarctic Gazetteer as at October 2002

Table Name

Australia's Implementation Table Names


The following have been used in the definition of this feature type

  • The SCAR COMPOSITE GAZETTEER OF ANTARCTICA, Working group on Geodesy and Geographic Information, Volume 1 March 1998.

None entered in categorising this feature type

Code Name Definition   Data type Values UoM Used by these Feature Types
1042 Dataset_Id An unique identifier of the dataset the feature belongs to Mandatory number(4)     Types
1122 Max_Elevation The elevation of the higher contour value, break line or break point. In the case of bathymetry, this is the deeper contour. Optional number(10,2)   metres Types
1150 Q_Info An unique identifier pointing to additional data quality information not included in the metadata record. Mandatory number(5)     Types
1090 SCAR_Gaz_Id Reference number as in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica Mandatory number(10)     Types
1127 SCAR_Name A placename name in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer of Antarctica. These names have been contributed by national gazetteers. Mandatory character(100)     Types