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
Bergersen, Mount (USA) 72° 04' 00.0" S 25° 48' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 122442 Place ID: 1217

Large mountain rising to 3,170 m, standing at the W side of Byrdbreen in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1946 from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named for Ambassador Birger Bergersen, chairman of the Norwegian Whaling Board. Remapped in 1957 by the Norwegians from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47.

Bergersenfjella (NOR) 72° 04' 00.0" S 25° 55' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 114871 Place ID: 1217

Massif W of Byrdbreen in the middle part of Sør-Rondane. After Birger Martin Bergersen, 1891-1977, scientist and politician (cabinet minister) from Kvæfjord, Norway. See also Birgerhøgda and Statsrådsbreen.

Birger Bergersenfjellet (RUS) 72° 04' 00.0" S 25° 48' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117100 Place ID: 1217

Lake Spate (AUS) 69° 25' 04.4" S 76° 06' 12.1" E Water body
Name ID: 1217 Place ID: 13775

A lake on Stornes Peninsula in the Larsemann Hills lying about 0.9 km north of Blundell Peak.

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