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
Riiser-Larsen Peninsula (USA) 68° 55' 00.0" S 34° 00' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 130777 Place ID: 12147

A large peninsula forming the western portal to Lutzow-Holm Bay and marking the separation of the Princess Ragnhild and Prince Harald Coasts. Named for Capt. Hjalmar Riiser-Larsen who discovered the peninsula in a flight from the Norvegia on Feb. 21, 1931.

Riiser-Larsenhalvøya (RUS) 69° 00' 00.0" S 34° 00' 00.0" E Peninsula
Name ID: 120226 Place ID: 12147

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