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
Tangekilen (NOR) 70° 00' 00.0" S 26° 30' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 116168 Place ID: 14417

Bay on the W side of Kiletangen on Prinsesse Ragnhild Kyst. T.=the tongue bay.

Tangekilen (RUS) 70° 00' 00.0" S 26° 15' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 120897 Place ID: 14417

Tangekilen Bay (USA) 69° 58' 00.0" S 26° 20' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 132466 Place ID: 14417

An indentation of the ice shelf northward of the Sor Rondane Mountains and 42 mi ENE of Breid Bay, along the coast of Queen Maud Land. First mapped by Norwegian cartographers from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition, 1936-37, and named Tangekilen (the tongue bay) after the large ice tongue just eastward.

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