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
Polarstar Ridge (GBR) 71° 49' 00.0" S 70° 29' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 110666 Place ID: 11424

running SW from The Obelisk, Staccato Peaks (q.v.), S Alexander Island, was photographed from the air by Ellsworth, 23 November 1935 (Joerg, 1936, right-hand photograph, Fig.14, p.458; Ellsworth, 1937, map facing p.296); following surveys by BAS from "Fossil Bluff", 1961-73, named after Ellsworth's low-wing monoplane Polar Star, a single-engined Northrop Gamma aircraft piloted by H. Hollick-Kenyon (Kenyon Peninsula, q.v.) (APC, 1980, p.5; BAS 250P sheet SR 19-20/13, 2-DOS 1984).

Polarstar Ridge (USA) 71° 49' 00.0" S 70° 29' 00.0" W Ridge
Name ID: 130232 Place ID: 11424

A jagged ridge, 4 mi long, trending SW from The Obelisk in the Staccato Peaks, S Alexander Island. Named by US-ACAN after the Polar Star, the low-wing monoplane from which Lincoln Ellsworth, with pilot Herbert Hollick-Kenyon, discovered and photographed this ridge and the Staccato Peaks, Nov. 23, 1935.

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