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
Tverrnipa (NOR) 72° 15' 00.0" S 1° 18' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 116233 Place ID: 15110

Projecting mountain N of Tverrveggen in H.U.Sverdrupfjella, Fimbulheimen. T.=the transverse peak.

Tverrnipa (RUS) 72° 15' 00.0" S 1° 15' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 121081 Place ID: 15110

Tverrnipa Peak (USA) 72° 15' 00.0" S 1° 19' 00.0" E Peak
Name ID: 132998 Place ID: 15110

Peak, 2,195 m, surmounting the N end of Tverrveggen Ridge in the Sverdrup Mountains, Queen Maud Land. Photographed from the air by the GerAE (1938-39). Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by NBSAE (1949-52) and air photos by the Norwegian expedition (1958-59) and named Tverrnipa (the transverse peak).

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