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
Endurance Glacier (RUS) 74° 00' 00.0" S 13° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 117890 Place ID: 15454

Veststraumen (NOR) 74° 00' 00.0" S 15° 40' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 116313 Place ID: 15454

Glacier on the S side of Vestfjella, W in Maudheimvidda. V.=the west stream.

Veststraumen Glacier (USA) 74° 15' 00.0" S 15° 00' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 133232 Place ID: 15454

Glacier about 45 mi long draining west along the south end of Kraul Mountains into Riiser-Larsen Ice Shelf. The glacier was seen in the course of a U.S. Navy LC-130 plane flight over the coast, Nov. 5, 1967, and was plotted by USGS from photographs obtained at that time. In 1969, US-ACAN gave the name "Endurance Glacier" to this feature (in remembrance of the ill-fated voyage of the Endurance in this part of Weddell Sea in 1915), but that naming was rescinded because UK-APC gave the identical name to a small glacier on Elephant Island. The descriptive name "Veststraumen" (the west stream) appears on a 1972 Norsk Polarinstitutt map.

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