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
Mount Torckler (AUS) 66° 52' 00.1" S 52° 43' 59.9" E Mountain
Name ID: 1547 Place ID: 14820

A mountain in Enderby Land about 5 km south-east of Mount Smethurst. Plotted from air photographs taken by ANARE in 1957. Named after R.M. Torckler, radio officer at Wilkes in 1961.

Torckler, Mount (RUS) 66° 51' 00.0" S 52° 44' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 121010 Place ID: 14820

Torckler, Mount (USA) 66° 52' 00.0" S 52° 44' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 132791 Place ID: 14820

Mountain 3 mi SE of Mount Smethurst and 28 mi SW of Stor Hanakken Mountain in Enderby Land. Plotted from air photos taken from ANARE aircraft in 1957. Named by ANCA for R.M. Torckler, radio officer at Wilkes Station in 1961.

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