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
Cape Vik (RUS) 60° 39' 00.0" S 45° 40' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 121216 Place ID: 15514

Cape Vik (GBR) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 40' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 111777 Place ID: 15514

W entrance point of Marshall Bay, S Coronation Island, was charted and named by Sørlle, 1912-13 (Sørlle and Borge, chart, 1913; BA chart 1775, 17.viii.1934; APC, 1955, p.22; DOS 310 South Orkney Islands, West Sheet, 1963); also charted by Moe in January 1913 and called Cape Eoensen [sic] or Cape Evensen (Moe, chart, 1913b; 1913a). Cabo Vik (Argentina. IGM map 104, 1933; Pierrou, 1970, p.716). Vik Pynten, misplaced in the vicinity of Mansfield Point (Sørlle, chart, [1930]). The cape was recharted by DI in 1933. Cap Vik (France. SHM, 1937, p.389). The cape was surveyed from the ground by FIDS from Signy, 1956-58.

Cape Vik (USA) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 40' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 133270 Place ID: 15514

Cape marking the W side of the entrance to Marshall Bay on the S coast of Coronation Island, in the South Orkney Islands. The cape appears to be first shown and named on a chart made by the Norwegian whaler Capt. Petter Sorlle in 1912-13.

Vik, cabo (ARG) 60° 40' 00.0" S 45° 40' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 102421 Place ID: 15514

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