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
Rothera Point (GBR) 67° 34' 03.0" S 68° 07' 47.0" W Point
Name ID: 110948 Place ID: 12396

E entrance point of Ryder Bay, Wright Peninsula, SE Adelaide Island, and site of the BAS station Rothera (q.v.), was photographed from the air by FIDASE and surveyed from the ground by FIDS from "Horseshoe Island" and "Detaille Island", 1957-58; named after John Michael Rothera (b. 1934), FIDS surveyor, "Horseshoe Island", 1957-58, and "Detaille Island", 1958-59 (APC, 1960, p.7; BA chart 3571, 14.vii.1961; 3462, 25.iii.1983). The point was designated SSSI No. 9 under the Antarctic Treaty (SPRI, 1986, p.228).

Rothera Point (USA) 67° 34' 00.0" S 68° 08' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 130971 Place ID: 12396

Point at the E side of the entrance to Ryder Bay, on the SE coast of Adelaide Island. Charted by the FrAE under Charcot, 1908-10. Named by the UK-APC in 1960 for John M. Rothera, FIDS surveyor at the Horseshoe Island station in 1957 and at Detaille Island in 1958.

Rothera, punta (ARG) 67° 34' 00.0" S 68° 08' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 102057 Place ID: 12396

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