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
Beaufort Island (NZL) 76° 56' 00.0" S 166° 50' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 112759 Place ID: 1060

A small island in the Ross Sea, about 10 miles north-east of Cape Bird, the north-western extremity of Ross Island. Its highest point is 1,700 ft. Discovered and named in 1841 by Ross for Captain Francis Beaufort, R.N., hydrographer to the admiralty.

Beaufort Island (RUS) 76° 55' 00.0" S 166° 55' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 117010 Place ID: 1060

Beaufort Island (USA) 76° 56' 00.0" S 166° 56' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 122323 Place ID: 1060

An island in the Ross Sea, the northernmost feature of the Ross Archipelago, lying 12 mi N of Cape Bird, Ross Island. Discovered and named in 1841 by Ross for Capt. Francis Beaufort, RN, Hydrographer to the Admiralty.

Chugunov Island (AUS) 65° 55' 00.1" S 99° 28' 59.9" E Island
Name ID: 1060 Place ID: 2676

A small island between the glacier tongues of the Denman and Scott Glaciers in Queen Mary Land. Discovered by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition, 1956. Named after N A Chugunov, who died in Antarctica in 1958.

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