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
Oberst Glacier (USA) 72° 03' 00.0" S 27° 04' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 129590 Place ID: 10511

Glacier draining the W side of Balchen Mountain in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named Oberstbreen (the colonel glacier) because of its association with Balchen Mountain. Bernt Balchen, a famous Norwegian polar aviator, achieved the rank of colonel in the U.S. Army Air Force in World War II.

Oberstbreen (NOR) 72° 05' 00.0" S 27° 29' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 115694 Place ID: 10511

Glacier in Balchenfjella, E-most in Sør-Rondane. Oberst=colonel.

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