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
Sandwich Bluff (GBR) 63° 50' 00.0" S 57° 33' 00.0" W Bluff
Name ID: 111036 Place ID: 12719

rising to 645m in W Vega Island, Prince Gustav Channel, was roughly mapped by SwAE in 1902-03; surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay" in November 1945 and so named because a snow-covered ledge breaks the cliff on the W side, giving the appearance of a sandwich when viewed from the N (APC, 1955, p.18; BAS 250 sheet SP 21-22/13, 1-DOS 1974).

Sandwich Bluff (USA) 63° 50' 00.0" S 57° 30' 00.0" W Bluff
Name ID: 131197 Place ID: 12719

Flat-topped mountain, 610 m, broken sharply at its W side by a steep dark bluff standing slightly W of center on Vega Island in the James Ross Island group. Discovered by the SwedAE under Nordenskjold, 1901-04. Charted in 1945 by the FlDS, and so named because a horizontal snow-holding band of rock breaks the western cliff giving it the appearance of a sandwich when viewed from the north.

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