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
Oates Coast (RUS) 70° 00' 00.0" S 158° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 119720 Place ID: 10495

Oates Coast (USA) 69° 30' 00.0" S 159° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 129580 Place ID: 10495

That portion of the coast of Antarctica between Cape Hudson and Cape Williams. The eastern portion of this coast was discovered in February 1911 by Lt. Harry Pennell, RN, commander of the expedition ship Terra Nova during the BrAE, 1910-13. He named the coast after Capt. Lawrence E.G. Oates who, with Capt. Robert F. Scott and three BrAE companions, perished on the return journey from the South Pole in 1912. The western portion of the coast, the vicinity of the Mawson Peninsula, was first delineated from air photos taken by USN Operation Highjump, 1946-47.

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