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
Behr Glacier (USA) 72° 55' 00.0" S 168° 05' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 122358 Place ID: 1099

Steep tributary glacier, 7 mi long, flowing E along the N side of Clapp Ridge to join Borchgrevink Glacier, in Victoria Land. The glacier first appears on a 1960 New Zealand map compiled from U.S. Navy aerial photographs. Named by US-ACAN for Col. Robert Behr, USAF, who was of assistance in the review of U.S. policy toward Antarctica in 1970-71 period.

Numbat Island (AUS) 67° 34' 00.1" S 47° 58' 00.1" E Island
Name ID: 1099 Place ID: 10443

A small island, about 2 km ESE of Pinn Island, in the western part of Casey Bay, Enderby Land. Plotted from ANARE air photographs taken in 1956. Named after the Australian native animal, the Numbat or banded anteater.

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