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
Mount Waesche (RUS) 77° 10' 00.0" S 127° 00' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 121280 Place ID: 15634

Mount Waesche (USA) 77° 10' 00.0" S 126° 54' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 133342 Place ID: 15634

A large and prominent mountain (3,290 m) of volcanic origin, standing immediately SW of Mount Sidley and marking the southern end of the Executive Committee Range in Marie Byrd Land. The feature is snow covered except for rock exposures on the S and SW slopes. Discovered by the United States Antarctic Service expedition on a flight, Dec. 15, 1940, and named for V. Admiral Russell R. Waesche, U.S. Coast Guard, member of the Antarctic Service Executive Committee.

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