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
Retour Island (USA) 66° 46' 00.0" S 141° 34' 00.0" E Island
Name ID: 130701 Place ID: 12061

Rocky island 0.7 mi long, the largest feature in the Curzon Islands, lying 0.1 mi N of Cape Decouverte. Charted in 1951 by the FrAE and so named by them to commemorate the return of French exploring parties to the vicinity.

Retour, Île du (FRA) 66° 45' 50.0" S 141° 33' 30.0" E Island
Name ID: 107388 Place ID: 12061

Île la plus vaste des îles Curzon, située au nord du cap de la Découverte. Nom donné en souvenir des retours de raids à l'est de la terre Adélie.

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