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
Orvin Mountains (USA) 72° 00' 00.0" S 9° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 129715 Place ID: 10699

Major group of mountains extending for about 65 mi between the Wohlthat and Muhlig-Hofmann Mountains in Queen Maud Land. First photographed from the air and roughly plotted by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the NorAE (1956-60) and named for Anders K. Orvin, Director of the Norsk Polarinstitutt (1945-48) and Under-Director after 1948.

Orvinfjella (NOR) 71° 55' 00.0" S 9° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115716 Place ID: 10699

Large mountain area from Djupedalen in the W to Somoveken in the E, in the middle part of Fimbulheimen. After Anders Kristian Orvin, PhD, 1889-1980, geologist attached to the Norwegian Svalbard expeditions and Norges Svalbard- og Ishavs-unders√łkelser, managing director of Norwegian Polar Institute 1957-60.

Orvinfjella (RUS) 72° 00' 00.0" S 9° 00' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 119788 Place ID: 10699

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