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 Bird (NZL) 77° 17' 00.0" S 166° 43' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 112798 Place ID: 1355

A peak, 1719m high, on Ross Island, 7 miles southward of Cape Bird, the northern extremity of the island. Named by the NAE, 1901-04, for Lietenant Edward Joseph Bird, who was on the Erebus with Ross in 1839-41. It is a mountain with a swelling dome with a distinct longitudinal axis towards the north. It is capped by a ridge of three small dark cones, which are the only outcrops of rock to be seen from McMurdo Sound. The slope of Mt Bird towards the north is very gradual.

Mount Bird (RUS) 77° 17' 00.0" S 166° 40' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 117098 Place ID: 1355

Mount Bird (USA) 77° 17' 00.0" S 166° 43' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 122546 Place ID: 1355

Mountain, 1,765 m, standing about 7 mi S of Cape Bird, the N extremity of Ross Island. Mapped by the BrNAE, 1901-04, under Scott. Apparently named by them after Cape Bird.

Mount Dummett (AUS) 73° 09' 01.8" S 63° 55' 17.4" E Mountain
Name ID: 1355 Place ID: 3946

An ice-covered rock mass, with two smaller outcrops, about 17 km east of Mount McCauley, in the southern Prince Charles Mountains. Discovered from ANARE aircraft during photographic flights in 1956. Named after R.B. Dummett, formerly Managing Director, B.P. Australia Ltd., in recognition of the valuable assistance given to ANARE by the company.

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