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
Touchdown Glacier (AUS) 79° 48' 00.0" S 158° 10' 00.1" E Glacier
Name ID: 550 Place ID: 14852

A tributary of the Darwin Glacier flowing between Bastion Hill and Roadend Nunatak in the Brown Hills. Discovered by the Victoria University of Wellington Antarctic Expedition. So named because the glacier was used as a landing site for aircraft supporting the expedition.

Touchdown Glacier (USA) 79° 48' 00.0" S 158° 10' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 132809 Place ID: 14852

A tributary of Darwin Glacier, flowing S between Roadend Nunatak and the Brown Hills. Mapped by the VUWAE (1962-63) and so named because the glacier was used as a landing site for aircraft supporting the expedition.

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