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
Betechtinkjeda (NOR) 71° 52' 00.0" S 11° 36' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 114881 Place ID: 1285

25 km long mountain range including Skarshaugane, Skeidsnutane and Hovdenuten S in Humboldtfjella, Wohlthatmassivet in Fimbulheimen. After A. G. Betechtin, Russian academicien.

Betehtina, hrebet (RUS) 71° 55' 00.0" S 11° 35' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 117083 Place ID: 1285

Betekhtin Range (USA) 71° 54' 00.0" S 11° 32' 00.0" E Range
Name ID: 122494 Place ID: 1285

A mountain range c. 14 mi long, forming the S arm of the Humboldt Mountains in Queen Maud Land. Discovered and plotted from air photos by GerAE, 1938-39. Mapped from air photos and surveys by NorAE, 1956-60; remapped by SovAE, 1960-61, and named after Soviet Academician A.G. Betekhtin.

Kemp Land (AUS) 67° 30' 00.0" S 57° 30' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 1285 Place ID: 18308

That portion of Antarctica between 55 degrees E. and 60 degrees E. Named after Peter Kemp, who in the Brig Magnet, is reported to have sighted land in 1833. In 1930, BANZARE under Sir Douglas Mawson in the Discovery delineated the coastline from the junction with Enderby Land to that with Mac.Robertson Land. In 1936 the coast was rechartered by RRS William Scoresby.

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