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
Ahrnsbrak Glacier (USA) 79° 48' 00.0" S 82° 18' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 121626 Place ID: 128

A glacier in the Enterprise Hills of the Heritage Range, flowing N between Sutton Peak and Shoemaker Peak to the confluent ice at the lower end of Union Glacier. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN air photos, 1961-66. Named by US-ACAN for William F. Ahrnsbrak, USARP glaciologist at Palmer Station in 1965.

Murphy Bay (AUS) 67° 40' 33.0" S 146° 18' 14.0" E Bay
Name ID: 128 Place ID: 9986

A bay about 13 km wide, just west of Cape Bage, on the coast of George V Land. Discovered in 1912 by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after H.D. Murphy, a member of the expedition.

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