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 Elizabeth Land (AUS) 68° 30' 00.0" S 80° 22' 00.1" E Land
Name ID: 1289 Place ID: 11624

The sector of Antarctica between longitude 73ºE longitude and Cape Penck (87º 55' 20" E longitude). Discovered on 9 February 1931 by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. Named by Mawson after H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth (now H.M. Queen Elizabeth II).

Princess Elizabeth Land (RUS) 70° 00' 00.0" S 80° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 120090 Place ID: 11624

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