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
Bombardier Glacier (GBR) 64° 20' 00.0" S 60° 04' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 107861 Place ID: 1554

flowing SE from Detroit Plateau to join Edgeworth Glacier, Nordenskjöld Coast, was surveyed by FIDS from "Hope Bay", 1960-61; in association with the names of pioneer designers of oversnow vehicles grouped in this area, named after J. Armand Bombardier (1908-64), Canadian engineer, who developed the snowmobile, one of the earliest successful oversnow vehicles, 1926-37; later President and General Manager, L'Auto-Neige Bombardier Lté (Bombardier Snowmobile Ltd.), Valcourt, PQ, makers of Muskeg tractors and Ski-doos (APC, 1964, p.2; BAS 250 sheet SQ 19-20/4, 1-DOS 1974).

Bombardier Glacier (USA) 64° 19' 00.0" S 59° 59' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 122693 Place ID: 1554

A glacier flowing SE from the edge of Detroit Plateau, Graham Land, and through a deep trough to join Edgeworth Glacier. Mapped from surveys by FIDS (1960-61). Named by UK-APC for J.A. Bombardier, Canadian engineer who developed the "Snowmobile," one of the earliest successful over-snow vehicles (1926-37).

Mount Strathcona (AUS) 67° 25' 00.1" S 99° 12' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1554 Place ID: 14121

An outstanding nunatak about 1380 m high, rising above the ice-cap on the western side of the Denman Glacier, 28 km south of Mount Barr Smith in Queen Mary Land. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Lord Strathcona, High Commissioner for Canada in 1911 and a patron of the expedition.

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