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
Roots Heights (USA) 72° 37' 00.0" S 0° 27' 00.0" E Heights
Name ID: 130932 Place ID: 12350

Ice-free heights between Reece Valley and Skarsdalen Valley in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59). Named for Ernest F. Roots, chief geologist with the NBSAE.

Rootshorga (NOR) 72° 35' 00.0" S 0° 26' 00.0" E Heights
Name ID: 115850 Place ID: 12350

Mountain area including Horgehest, Oppkuven and Gavlen in the S part of H.U.Sverdrupfjella, Fimbulheimen. After Ernest Frederick Roots, b. 1922, Canadian chief geologist on NBSAE, 1949-52. See also Fredbotnen.

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