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
Porthos Range (AUS) 70° 26' 40.9" S 65° 39' 18.7" E Range
Name ID: 2243 Place ID: 11494

The second range south in the Prince Charles Mountains. Visited in December, 1956, by the ANARE southern party led by William G. Bewsher. Named after the character in Alexandre Dumas''s Three Musketeers.

Porthos Range (RUS) 70° 25' 00.0" S 65° 50' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 120042 Place ID: 11494

Porthos Range (USA) 70° 25' 00.0" S 65° 50' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 130278 Place ID: 11494

The second range south in the Prince Charles Mountains, extending for about 30 mi in an E-W direction between Scylla and Charybdis Glaciers. Visited in December 1956 by ANARE southern party under W.G. Bewsher and named after a character in Alexander Dumas' novel The Three Musketeers, the most popular book read on the southern journey.

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