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
Swanson Mountains (RUS) 77° 00' 00.0" S 144° 00' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 120866 Place ID: 14319

Swanson Mountains (USA) 77° 00' 00.0" S 145° 00' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 132401 Place ID: 14319

A mountain range 8 mi long, standing 6 mi SE of Saunders Mountain in the Ford Ranges, Marie Byrd Land. Discovered on aerial flights by the ByrdAE in 1934 and named for the Hon. Claude A. Swanson, Secretary of the Navy, 1933-39.

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