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
Ranvik (NOR) 68° 47' 54.0" S 90° 32' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 115807 Place ID: 11883

Bay between Simonovbreen and Tåbreen N in Von Bellinghausenkysten, on the NE coast of Peter I øy. After the estate of Lars Christensen, sponsor of the Norwegian Antarctic expedition, 1936-37, situated at the head of Ranvik, a bay in Norway.

Ranvika (RUS) 68° 43' 00.0" S 90° 30' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 120160 Place ID: 11883

Ranvika (USA) 68° 44' 00.0" S 90° 30' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 130563 Place ID: 11883

A cove indenting the E coast of Peter I Island near the NE corner of the island. Discovered in 1927 by a Norwegian expedition under Eyvind Tofte in the Odd Island They applied the name, perhaps after the estate of Lars Christensen, sponsor of the expedition, situated at the head of Ranvik, a bay in Norway.

Ranvika, Caleta (CHL) 68° 46' 00.0" S 90° 25' 00.0" W Cove
Name ID: 106143 Place ID: 11883

Descubierta en el año 1927, por la Expedición Noruega del capitán Edvynd Tofte en el "Odd I". Su nombre puede derivar de Lanvik, bahía Noruega en la que tenía tierras Lars Christiansen, promotor de la Expedición. Las palabras noruegas "vik" o "vica" significan bahía o caleta.

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