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
Terra Nova Bay (NZL) 74° 50' 00.0" S 164° 30' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 114527 Place ID: 14554

A large bay, often ice free, about 55 miles long, lying between Cape Washington and Drygalski Ice Tongue, along the east coast of Victoria Land. Discovered by the NAE, 1901-04, and named by them for the Terra Nova, one of the relief ships of this expedition.

Terra Nova Bay (RUS) 75° 00' 00.0" S 165° 00' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 120945 Place ID: 14554

Terra Nova Bay (USA) 74° 50' 00.0" S 164° 30' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 132576 Place ID: 14554

A bay, often ice free, about 40 mi long, lying between Cape Washington and Drygalski Ice Tongue along the coast of Victoria Land. Discovered by the BrNAE under Scott, 1901-04, and named by him after the Terra Nova, one of the relief ships for the expedition.

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