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
Penck Trough (USA) 73° 00' 00.0" S 2° 45' 00.0" W
Name ID: 129983 Place ID: 11052

A broad ice-filled valley trending SW-NE. for about 60 mi between Borg Massif and the NE part of Kirwan Escarpment, in Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for German geographer Albrecht Penck. Maps of the GerAE incorrectly represent this feature with a N-S axis, but it was accurately mapped by the NBSAE under Giaever, 1949-52.

Penckmulde (DEU) 73° 00' 00.0" S 3° 00' 00.0" W
Name ID: 107043 Place ID: 11052

Pencks√łkket (NOR) 72° 58' 00.0" S 3° 10' 00.0" W
Name ID: 115739 Place ID: 11052

Ice depression between Borgmassivet and Kirwanveggen, E-most in Maudheimvidda. After Albrecht Penck, 1858-1945, German geographer.

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