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
Kronprinsesse Märtha Kyst (NOR) 71° 30' 00.0" S 11° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 115473 Place ID: 11626

The ice coast between 20 degrees W and Trolltunga, W in Dronning Maud Land. After Crown Princess Märtha of Norway, 1901-54, married to King Olav V of Norway. Discovered by Riiser-Larsen on "Norvegia" February 1930. Before 1973 the coast was between 20 degrees W and 5 degrees E.

Kronprinsesse Märtha Kyst (RUS) 72° 00' 00.0" S 8° 00' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 118891 Place ID: 11626

Princess Martha Coast (USA) 72° 00' 00.0" S 7° 30' 00.0" W Coast
Name ID: 130377 Place ID: 11626

That portion of the coast of Queen Maud Land lying between 0500E and the terminus of Stancomb-Wills Glacier, in 2000W. The entire coastline is bounded by ice shelves with ice cliffs 20 to 35 m high. The name Crown Princess Martha Land was originally applied by Capt. Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen to that section of the coast in the vicinity of Cape Norvegia which he discovered from the Norvegia and roughly charted from the air during February 1930.

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