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
Saunders Point (RUS) 60° 42' 00.0" S 45° 19' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 120417 Place ID: 12759

Saunders Point (GBR) 60° 42' 00.0" S 45° 19' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 111044 Place ID: 12759

S point of a small near-shore island in Orwell Bight, Coronation Island, was charted by DI in 1933, as part of the main island, and named after Alfred Saunders (1900-82), DI laboratory assistant and photographer, who took part in the survey of this feature; at "Marine Station", Grytviken each season, 1925-31, and in Discovery II, 1929-39 ([as part of the main island] BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.18; [correctly shown] DOS 510 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963). Punta Saunders (Argentina. CNA, 1947, map p.45; Pierrou, 1970, p.655). The point was surveyed by FIDS from Signy, 1956-58.

Saunders Point (USA) 60° 42' 00.0" S 45° 19' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 131218 Place ID: 12759

The southern extremity of the small island lying between Amphibolite Point and Tophet Bastion, off the S coast of Coronation Island in the South Orkney Islands. Charted by DI personnel from the Discovery II in 1933. Named for A. Saunders who was aboard Discovery II and photographed the South Orkney Islands.

Saunders, punta (ARG) 60° 42' 00.0" S 45° 19' 00.0" W Point
Name ID: 102133 Place ID: 12759

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