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
Syowa (NOR) 69° 00' 06.0" S 39° 36' 06.0" E Station
Name ID: 116145 Place ID: 14350

Japanese base in L├╝tzow-Holmbukta, Kronprins Olav Kyst. Syowa=name on the government period of the living Japanese emperor. Japanese base, February 1957 - February 1958, February 1959 - February 1962.

Syowa /Nip./ (RUS) 69° 00' 00.0" S 39° 35' 00.0" E Station
Name ID: 120868 Place ID: 14350

Syowa Station (USA) 69° 00' 22.0" S 39° 35' 23.0" E Station
Name ID: 136368 Place ID: 14350

A year-round station operated by Japan opened in 1957 - Council of Managers of National Antarctic Programs (COMNAP), May 18, 2006.

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