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
Signy (GBR) 60° 42' 30.0" S 45° 35' 42.0" W Station
Name ID: 111183 Place ID: 13267

BAS station on the E side of Factory Cove, Borge Bay, Signy Island, was established 14 March 1947 and has been occupied continuously to date; was formerly referred to as "Signy Island" or "Base H", but later named Signy (DOS 210 Signy Island sheet, 1-DOS 1973; APC, 1977, p.30).

Signy Island (Base H) /Brit./ (RUS) 60° 43' 00.0" S 45° 36' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 120582 Place ID: 13267

Signy Station (USA) 60° 43' 00.0" S 45° 36' 00.0" W Station
Name ID: 136337 Place ID: 13267

A seasonal station operated by the United Kingdom opened in 1947 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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