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
Recluse Nunatak (GBR) 70° 25' 00.0" S 70° 22' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 110817 Place ID: 11940

rising to c. 200m on Handel Ice Piedmont, W Alexander Island, N of Colbert Mountains, was photographed from the air by RARE in 1947 and mapped from the air photographs by FIDS in 1959; so named from its isolated position ([in 70°18'S 70°32'W] APC, 1961, p.3; USHO chart V30-SP6, 1962; DOS 710 sheet 14, 1963; Searle, 1963, end map; [co-ordinates corrected from US LANDSAT imagery of January 1973] APC, 1977, p.27; BAS 250P sheet SR 10-20/9, 2-DOS 1982).

Recluse Nunatak (USA) 70° 18' 00.0" S 70° 32' 00.0" W Nunatak
Name ID: 130606 Place ID: 11940

Isolated rock exposure on Handel Ice Piedmont, midway between Haydn Inlet and Colbert Mountains in the W.-central part of Alexander Island. First mapped from air photos taken by the RARE, 1947-48, by Searle of the FIDS in 1960. The name given by the UK-APC suggests the isolated position of the nunatak.

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