SCAR Gazetteer Information: Each place can have one or more entries in the SCAR Composite Gazetteer, dependant on its origin. By viewing an individual entry, you may see multiple references to the same place. SCAR uses a more general feature type coding, so each place will, in general, have multiple feature types.

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Name Latitude Longitude Feature Type
Mushketov Glacier (USA) 71° 20' 00.0" S 14° 55' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 129236 Place ID: 10013

A large glacier trending northeastward, draining the area between the Wohlthat Mountains on the west and the Weyprecht, Payer and Lomonosov Mountains on the east, in Queen Maud Land. Discovered and plotted from air photos by GerAE, 1938-39. Replotted from air photos and surveys by SovAE, 1958-59, and named after Ivan V. Mushketov (1850-1902), Russian geologist and geographer.

Mushketova, lednik (RUS) 71° 40' 00.0" S 14° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 119562 Place ID: 10013

Mushketovbreen (NOR) 71° 40' 00.0" S 14° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 115634 Place ID: 10013

Glacier, about 70 km long and 60 km broad, at the E side of Wohlthatmassivet in Fimbulheimen. After Ivan V. Musketov, 1850-1902, Russian geologist and geographer.

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