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 (GBR) 67° 34' 03.0" S 68° 07' 47.0" W Station
Name ID: 110947 Place ID: 12397

BAS station at Rothera Point (q.v.), SE Adelaide Island, was established on 1 February 1976, with easy access to an NE-SW ice runway situated 5km to the NW; called "Base R" and later named Rothera in association with the point, the name coming into official use, 15 August 1977 (BA, 1977, p.1; BAS, 1977c, end map; 250P sheet SQ 19-20/14 (Ext.),1-DOS 1978; SPRI, 1978, p.69; APC, 1980, p.5; BA chart 3462, 25.iii.1983). "Rothera Base", "Rothera Station" (BAS, 1977c, p.4 and photograph facing p.9).

Rothera /Brit./ (RUS) 67° 34' 00.0" S 68° 07' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 120304 Place ID: 12397

Rothera Station (USA) 67° 34' 10.0" S 68° 07' 12.0" W Station
Name ID: 136303 Place ID: 12397

A year-round station operated by the United Kingdom opened in 1976 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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