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
Ahern Glacier (AUS) 81° 46' 59.9" S 159° 10' 00.1" E Glacier
Name ID: 573 Place ID: 123

A glacier flowing eastwards from the vicinity of Mount Massam to the Starshot Glacier. Discovered by the N.Z. Geological Expedition (1964-65).

Ahern Glacier (USA) 81° 47' 00.0" S 159° 10' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121621 Place ID: 123

A small tributary glacier flowing E from the Churchill Mountains between Mount Lindley and Mount Hoskins to enter Starshot Glacier. Named by the Holyoake, Cobham, and Queen Elizabeth Ranges Party of the NZGSAE (1964-65) for B. Ahern, a member of the party.

Posadowsky Bay (AUS) 66° 46' 59.9" S 89° 27' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 123 Place ID: 11498

A wide-open embayment in the vicinity of Gaussberg, just east of the West Ice Shelf, in Wilhelm II Land. Discovered by the German Antarctic Expedition (1901-03) under Drygalski. Named after Count Arthur von Posadowsky-Wehner, German Imperial Home Secretary, who secured a government grant for Drygalski's expedition.

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