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
Ongul Sound (RUS) 69° 01' 00.0" S 39° 40' 00.0" E Sound
Name ID: 119769 Place ID: 10638

Ongul Sound (USA) 69° 02' 00.0" S 39° 38' 00.0" E Sound
Name ID: 129670 Place ID: 10638

A sound, 2 mi wide, between the E shore of Lutzow-Holm Bay and the Flatvaer Islands in which Ongul Island is the principal feature. Mapped by cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named for its association with Ongul Island.

Ongulsundet (NOR) 69° 00' 30.0" S 39° 40' 00.0" E Sound
Name ID: 115711 Place ID: 10638

The strait between Flatvær and the inland ice, Kronprins Olav Kyst. From neighbouring name: Ongul. The largest island in Flatvær is Ongul.

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