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
Skallen (NOR) 69° 39' 00.0" S 39° 28' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 115951 Place ID: 13366

Bare mountain in the inner part of L├╝tzow-Holmbukta on Kronprins Olav Kyst. S.=the scull.

Skallen Hills (USA) 69° 39' 00.0" S 39° 25' 00.0" E Hill
Name ID: 131673 Place ID: 13366

An area of bare rock coastal hills which project into eastern Lutzow-Holm Bay between Skallevika and Skallen Glacier. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Skallen (the skull), a name presumably suggested by the outline of the feature on the Norwegian map.

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