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
Royds, Cape (NZL) 77° 33' 00.0" S 166° 09' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 114277 Place ID: 12436

A dark rock cape forming the western extremity of Ross Island. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, and named for Lieutenant Charles Rawson Royds, First Lieutenant of the Discovery, who acted as meteorologist for the expedition. Royds rose to become an Admiral and was later Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, London. This cape was the site of the expedition camp of the BAE, 1907-09.

Royds, Cape (RUS) 77° 33' 00.0" S 166° 10' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 120316 Place ID: 12436

Royds, Cape (USA) 77° 33' 00.0" S 166° 09' 00.0" E Cape
Name ID: 131005 Place ID: 12436

Dark rock cape forming the W extremity of Ross Island, facing on McMurdo Sound. Discovered by the BrNAE (1901-04) and named for Lt. Charles W.R. Royds, RN, who acted as meteorologist for the expedition. Royds rose to become an Admiral and was later Commissioner of the Metropolitan Police, London. This cape was the site of the expedition camp of the BrAE, 1907-09.

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