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
Betty, Mount (NZL) 85° 11' 00.0" S 163° 45' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 112788 Place ID: 1289

A small ridge, about 381m high, overlooking the Ross Ice Shelf on the shoulder of the foothills descending north-east from Mt Fridtjof Nansen in the Queen Maud Range. Discovered by Amundsen in January 1912. A cairn was built and a record left here. Named by him for Betty Andersson, nurse and later housekeeper in the Amundsen family for many years. Also ascended by Gould of the Byrd AE, 1928-30.

Betty, Mount (RUS) 85° 10' 00.0" S 163° 00' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 117084 Place ID: 1289

Betty, Mount (USA) 85° 11' 00.0" S 163° 45' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 122496 Place ID: 1289

A small ridge overlooking Ross Ice Shelf, located on the N side of Bigend Saddle in the NE extremity of the Herbert Range, Queen Maud Mountains. Discovered in November 1911 by Capt. Roald Amundsen, and named by him for Betty Andersson, nurse and housekeeper in the Amundsen family for many years.

Princess Elizabeth Land (AUS) 68° 30' 00.0" S 80° 22' 00.1" E Land
Name ID: 1289 Place ID: 11624

The sector of Antarctica between longitude 73ºE longitude and Cape Penck (87º 55' 20" E longitude). Discovered on 9 February 1931 by BANZARE (1929-31) under Sir Douglas Mawson. Named by Mawson after H.R.H. Princess Elizabeth (now H.M. Queen Elizabeth II).

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