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
Berg Mountains (AUS) 69° 13' 00.1" S 156° 04' 00.1" E Mountain
Name ID: 1455 Place ID: 1208

A mountain and two ridges, in Oates Land about 44 km south of Cape Buromskiy. Photographed by USN Operation Highjump (1946-47), the Third Soviet Maritime Antarctic Expedition in 1958 and ANARE in 1959. The feature was visited by an airborne survey party from the Soviet expedition and called Gory L'va Berga after the Soviet Geographer, Academician L. Berg.

Bleset (NOR) 73° 38' 30.0" S 3° 58' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 114896 Place ID: 1455

Small crag in isbolkane S of Belgen in Kirwanveggen, Maudheimvidda. B.=the blaze.

Bleset Rock (USA) 73° 39' 00.0" S 3° 57' 00.0" W Rock
Name ID: 122627 Place ID: 1455

Rock lying 5 mi ESE of Enden Point, surmounting the ice divide between the Utrakket and Belgen Valleys in the Kirwan Escarpment, Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and additional air photos (1958-59), and named Bleset.

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