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
Pleiades, The (NZL) 72° 42' 00.0" S 165° 32' 00.0" E
Name ID: 114123 Place ID: 11357

A group of several extinct volcanoes in a cluster overlooking the Mariner Glacier from the south. Named from the cluster of small stars in Taurus by the Northern Party of the NZGSAE, 1962-63.

Pleiades, The (USA) 72° 42' 00.0" S 165° 32' 00.0" E
Name ID: 130198 Place ID: 11357

Several extinct volcanic peaks in a cluster, overlooking the W side of the head of Mariner Glacier. Named after the cluster of small stars in Taurus by the Northern Party of NZGSAE, 1962-63.

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