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
Nesholmen (NOR) 69° 45' 00.0" S 38° 13' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 115651 Place ID: 10174

Small islet off Djupvikneset in L├╝tzow-Holmbukta, Prins Harald Kyst. N.=the ness island.

Nesholmen (RUS) 69° 44' 00.0" S 38° 13' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 119610 Place ID: 10174

Nesholmen Island (USA) 69° 44' 00.0" S 38° 12' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 129339 Place ID: 10174

A small island lying 0.5 mi off Djupvikneset Peninsula in southern Lutzow-Holm Bay. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Nesholmen (the ness island) because of its proximity to Djupvikneset Peninsula.

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