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
Quar Ice Shelf (USA) 71° 20' 00.0" S 11° 00' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 130465 Place ID: 11761

The ice shelf between Cape Norvegia and Sorasen Ridge along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Mapped by NBSAE, 1949-52, whose Maudheim Station was located on this ice shelf. Named for Leslie Quar, British radio mechanic and electrician with NBSAE, who drowned when the weasel (track-driven vehicle) in which he was riding drove over the edge of this ice shelf, Feb. 24, 1951.

Quarisen (NOR) 71° 15' 00.0" S 11° 00' 00.0" W Ice shelf
Name ID: 115798 Place ID: 11761

The ice shelf on the W side of Søråsen, Kronprinsesse Märtha Kyst. After Leslie Quar, radio mechanic and reserve operator, electrician and assistant to the scientists during NBSAE, 1949-52. Quar was drowned on february 24, 1951.

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