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
Vinje Glacier (USA) 71° 55' 00.0" S 8° 00' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 133280 Place ID: 15529

A broad glacier about 20 mi long flowing NW between the Filchner Mountains and Fenriskjeften Mountain in Queen Maud Land. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers from surveys and air photos by the NorAE (1956-60) and named for T. Vinje, meteorologist with NorAE (1956-58).

Vinjebreen (NOR) 72° 02' 00.0" S 8° 19' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 116334 Place ID: 15529

50 km long glacier in Orvinfjella between Filchnerfjella and Drygalskifjella/Holtedahlfjella in the middle part of Fimbulheimen. After Torgny Vinje, meteorologist with NorAE, 1956-58, senior Scientist with Norwegian Polar Research Institute. See also Torgnyskjeret.

Vinjebreen (RUS) 72° 00' 00.0" S 8° 10' 00.0" E Glacier
Name ID: 121220 Place ID: 15529

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