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
Mount Sidley (RUS) 77° 00' 00.0" S 126° 15' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 120578 Place ID: 13249

Mount Sidley (USA) 77° 02' 00.0" S 126° 06' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 131588 Place ID: 13249

A massive, mainly snow-covered mountain (4,285 m) which is the highest and most imposing of the five extinct volcanic mountains that comprise the Executive Committee Range of Marie Byrd Land. The feature is marked by a spectacular caldera on the southern side and stands NE of Mount Waesche in the southern part of the range. Discovered by R. Admiral Richard E. Byrd on an airplane flight, Nov. 18, 1934, and named by him for Mabelle E. Sidley, the daughter of William Horlick, manufacturer, who was a contributor to the Byrd Antarctic Expedition, 1933-35.

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