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
Bjerkenuten (NOR) 71° 58' 00.0" S 9° 42' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 114887 Place ID: 1384

Mountain in the S-most in Conradfjella, Orvinfjella in Fimbulheimen. After Henry Bjerke, mechanic with NorAE, 1957-59. See also Henrysanden.

Mount Bjerke (USA) 71° 58' 00.0" S 9° 43' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 122565 Place ID: 1384

Large mountain, 2,840 m, forming the southern end of the Conrad Mountains in the Orvin Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Discovered and photographed by the GerAE, 1938-39. Mapped by Norway from air photos and surveys by NorAE, 1956-60, and named for Henry Bjerke, mechanic with NorAE, 1957-59.

Mount Hunt (AUS) 67° 02' 13.0" S 144° 20' 19.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1384 Place ID: 6781

A dome-shaped mountain about 518 m high, surmounting the promontory which terminates in Cape de la Motte on the Coast of George V Land. Discovered by AAE (1911-14) under Sir Douglas Mawson, who named it after H.A. Hunt, (then) Director of the Australian Commonwealth Bureau of Meteorology.

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