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
Proclamation Island (AUS) 65° 50' 20.0" S 53° 41' 02.0" E Island
Name ID: 963 Place ID: 11645

A small, rocky island about 244 m high, about 6 km west of Cape Batterbee and 2 km off the coast of Enderby Land.

Proclamation Island (RUS) 65° 50' 00.0" S 53° 40' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 120100 Place ID: 11645

Proclamation Island (USA) 65° 51' 00.0" S 53° 41' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 130388 Place ID: 11645

Small rocky island 2.5 mi W of Cape Batterbee and close E of Aagaard Islands. Discovered by the BANZARE under Mawson, 1929-31, and so named, following the reading of a proclamation on its summit on Jan. 13, 1930 claiming the area for the British Crown.

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