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
Princess Astrid Coast (USA) 70° 45' 00.0" S 12° 30' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 130376 Place ID: 11623

That portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land lying between 5 and 20E. The entire coast is bordered by ice shelves. Discovered by Capt. H. Halvorsen of the Sevilla in March 1931 and named for Princess Astrid of Norway.

Prinsesse Astrid Kyst (NOR) 70° 30' 00.0" S 7° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 115788 Place ID: 11623

The coast between Trolltunga and Sedovodden, Dronning Maud Land. After Princess Astrid, b. 1932, daughter of King Olav V of Norway. Changed extent by letter from the Department of Industry 1973. Earlier the coast was between 5 and 20 degrees east in Dronning Maud Land.

Prinsesse Astrid Kyst (RUS) 71° 00' 00.0" S 12° 00' 00.0" E Coast
Name ID: 120092 Place ID: 11623

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