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
Talos Dome (AUS) 73° 00' 00.0" S 158° 00' 00.0" E Dome
Name ID: 405 Place ID: 14405

An ice dome within the Australian Antarctic Territory near the eastern boundary with the Ross Dependency. It rises to over 2 300 m and overlies the eastern margin of the Wilkes Subglacial Basin. Named after one of the Titans in Greek mythology. Talos was a Cretan giant who assisted Minos in the defence of Crete.

Talos Dome (USA) 73° 00' 00.0" S 158° 00' 00.0" E Dome
Name ID: 132458 Place ID: 14405

A large ice dome rising to 2,300 m to the SW of the Usarp Mountains. The dome overlies the E margin of the Wilkes Subglacial Basin. The feature was delineated by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79, and was named after Talos of Greek mythology, who assisted Minos in the defense of Crete.

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