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
Prince Harald Coast (USA) 69° 30' 00.0" S 36° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 130370 Place ID: 11617

That portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land encompassing Lutzow-Holm Bay, lying between Riiser-Larsen Peninsula, in 34E, and the E entrance point of Lutzow-Holm Bay, marked by the coastal angle at 40E. Discovered during a flight, Feb. 4, 1937, by Viggo Wideroe, Nils Romnaes, and Mrs. Ingrid Christensen of the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named after the infant son of the Crown Prince of Norway.

Prins Harald Kyst (NOR) 69° 30' 00.0" S 36° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 115787 Place ID: 11617

The coast stretch from the bottom of Vestvika on the W side of Riiser-Larsenhalvøya, to Shirasebreen in the bottom of Lützow-Holmbukta, Dronning Maud Land. After Princ Harald, b. 1937, son of King Olav V of Norway. The extent changed by letter from the Department of Industry 1973. Earlier the coast was between 34 and 40 degrees east.

Prins Harald Kyst (RUS) 69° 40' 00.0" S 36° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 120091 Place ID: 11617

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