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
Skarsnuten (NOR) 72° 32' 00.0" S 0° 22' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 115965 Place ID: 13383

Mountain N of Rootshorga in the S part of H.U.Sverdrupfjella, Fimbulheimen. Skar(s)=pass.

Skarsnuten (RUS) 72° 32' 00.0" S 0° 20' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 120618 Place ID: 13383

Skarsnuten Peak (USA) 72° 32' 00.0" S 0° 22' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 131684 Place ID: 13383

Peak in the N part of Roots Heights, Sverdrup Mountains, in Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59) and named Skarsnuten (the gap peak).

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