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
Schirmacher Ponds (USA) 70° 45' 00.0" S 11° 40' 00.0" E Water body
Name ID: 131270 Place ID: 12821

A group of meltwater ponds scattered among the Schirmacher Hills, lying 40 mi N of the Humboldt Mountains, along the coast of Queen Maud Land. Discovered by the GerAE under Ritscher, 1938-39, and named for Richardheinrich Schirmacher, pilot of the Boreas, one of the expedition seaplanes.

Schirmacher Seenplatte (RUS) 70° 45' 00.0" S 11° 40' 00.0" E Water body
Name ID: 120431 Place ID: 12821

Schirmacheroase (DEU) 70° 45' 00.0" S 11° 40' 00.0" E Water body
Name ID: 107081 Place ID: 12821

Schirmacheroasen (NOR) 70° 44' 00.0" S 11° 40' 00.0" E Water body
Name ID: 115905 Place ID: 12821

Area that includes Vassfjellet and Vassholisen with the ice shelf closest to it, in Fimbulheimen / Prinsesse Astrid Kyst. After Richardheinrich Schirmacher, pilot of the Boreas, one of the seaplanes used by GerAE, 1938-39, under Alfred Ritscher.

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