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
Norsel Iceport (RUS) 70° 58' 00.0" S 10° 50' 00.0" W Harbour
Name ID: 119682 Place ID: 10373

Norsel Iceport (USA) 71° 01' 00.0" S 11° 00' 00.0" W Harbour
Name ID: 129481 Place ID: 10373

A small iceport in the front of the Quar Ice Shelf, along the coast of Queen Maud Land. This feature was named by the NBSAE, 1949-52, which used it to moor and unload the expedition ship Norsel. The low ice front permitted easy access onto Quar Ice Shelf, where NBSAE established Maudheim Station about 1 mi S of the iceport.

Norselbukta (NOR) 71° 02' 00.0" S 11° 00' 00.0" W Harbour
Name ID: 115679 Place ID: 10373

Bay in Quarisen on the N side of Maudheim, Kronprinsesse Märtha Kyst. After M/S Norsel of Tromsø which was used under NBSAE 1949-52.

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