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
Nygren, Mount (GBR) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 48' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 110404 Place ID: 10464

rising to c. 1000m near the middle of Hotine Glacier, Graham Coast, was photographed from the air by FIDASE, 1956-57; named after Rear-Adm. Harley D. Nygren, USN (retd), US observer with BAS, 1961-62, when he conducted oceanographic research from John Biscoe, Kista Dan and Shackleton; Director, US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Corps, and Chairman of its Polar Coordinating Committee from 1970 (APC, 1980, p.4).

Nygren, Mount (USA) 65° 09' 00.0" S 63° 48' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 129549 Place ID: 10464

An outstanding pointed mountain, bearing the aspect of a stark rock nunatak of pyramidal shape, which rises sharply above the middle of Hotine Glacier in western Antarctic Peninsula. The mountain was photographed from aircraft of U.S. Navy Squadron VXE-6 in 1969. Named by US-ACAN for Rear Admiral Harley D. Nygren, Director, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Corps, 1970; U.S. observer with the British Antarctic Survey, 1961-62, when he conducted oceanographic research in the Shackleton, John Biscoe, and Kista Dan.

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