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
Kronprins Olav Kyst (NOR) 69° 00' 00.0" S 41° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 115472 Place ID: 11619

The coast from Shirasebreen in the bottom of L├╝tzow-Holmbukta in the W to 45 degrees E in Dronning Maud Land. After Crown Princ Olav of Norway, 1903-91, later King Olav V of Norway. The extent changed by letter from the Department of Industry 1973. Earlier the coast was between 40 and 45 degrees east in Dronning Maud Land.

Kronprins Olav Kyst (RUS) 69° 00' 00.0" S 42° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 118890 Place ID: 11619

Prince Olav Coast (USA) 68° 30' 00.0" S 42° 30' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 130372 Place ID: 11619

That portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land between the E entrance point of Lutzow-Holm Bay, marked by the coastal angle at 40E, and Shinnan Glacier at 4438E. Discovered by Capt. Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen in January 1930 on a flight from the Norvegia. Named for Crown Prince Olav of Norway.

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