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
Payer Mountains (RUS) 71° 50' 00.0" S 14° 20' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 119884 Place ID: 10987

Payer Mountains (USA) 72° 02' 00.0" S 14° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 129929 Place ID: 10987

A group of scattered mountains extending N-S for about 23 mi, standing 10 mi E of the Weyprecht Mountains and forming the eastern half of the Hoel Mountains in central Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for Julius Payer, Austrian explorer, who in company with Karl Weyprecht discovered Franz Josef Land in 1873.

Payerfjella (NOR) 72° 00' 00.0" S 14° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115738 Place ID: 10987

Mountain area E-most in Hoelfjella, E in Fimbulheimen. After Julius Payer, Austrian explorer, who in company with Karl Weyprecht discovered Franz Josef Land in 1873.

Payergruppe (DEU) 72° 00' 00.0" S 14° 35' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 107038 Place ID: 10987

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