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
Valkyrie Dome (USA) 77° 30' 00.0" S 37° 30' 00.0" E Dome
Name ID: 133120 Place ID: 15284

An ice dome rising to c. 3,700 m in eastern Queen Maud Land. In 1963-64, a SovAE oversnow traverse crossed the N part of the dome at an elevation over 3,600 meters. The feature was delineated by the SPRI-NSF-TUD airborne radio echo sounding program, 1967-79, and named from Norse mythology after the Valkyrie, who carried aloft those that had fallen in battle.

Valkyrjedomen (NOR) 77° 00' 00.0" S 37° 30' 00.0" E Dome
Name ID: 135379 Place ID: 15284

300 m long ice dome E in Dronning Maud Land. After the Valkyries in Norse mythology.

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