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
Kamelbreen (NOR) 68° 02' 00.0" S 43° 54' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 115396 Place ID: 11840

Glacier W of Carstensfjella, Kronprins Olav Kyst. K.=the camel glacier. Norwegian translation of the original Japanese name Rakuda Hyôga.

Rakuda Glacier (USA) 68° 03' 00.0" S 43° 54' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 130528 Place ID: 11840

A glacier flowing to the coast just E of Rakuda Rock in Queen Maud Land. Mapped from surveys and air photos by JARE, 1957-62, who gave the name.

Rakuda Hyôga (JPN) 68° 01' 00.0" S 43° 53' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 112508 Place ID: 11840

A glacier flowing northwestward just east of Rakuda Iwa along the Kronprins Olav Kyst. Mapped from air photos (1962) by JARE, and named Rakuda Hyôga.

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