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
Olstad Glacier (RUS) 68° 52' 00.0" S 90° 39' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 119761 Place ID: 10613

Olstad Glacier (USA) 68° 50' 00.0" S 90° 41' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 129652 Place ID: 10613

A heavily crevassed glacier descending to the west coast of Peter I Island about 2 mi south of Tofte Glacier. Peter I Island was circumnavigated by the Norwegain whale catcher Odd I in January 1927 and was explored from the Norvegia in February 1929. The glacier is named for Ola Olstad, Norwegian zoologist who, transported by various whaling ships, conducted research in South Georgia, South Shetland Islands and Palmer Archipelago in 1927-28.

Olstadbreen (NOR) 68° 50' 54.0" S 90° 41' 30.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 115705 Place ID: 10613

Small glacier S on Lazarevkysten, W coast of Peter I Øy. After Dr. Ola Olstad, zoologist and member of the Norvegia expedition, 1928-29.

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