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
Walker Mountains (RUS) 72° 20' 00.0" S 99° 00' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 121296 Place ID: 15678

Walker Mountains (USA) 72° 13' 00.0" S 99° 02' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 133384 Place ID: 15678

A range of peaks and nunataks which are fairly well separated but trend E-W to form the axis, or spine, of Thurston Island. Discovered by R. Admiral Byrd and members of the USAS in a flight from the ship Bear, Feb. 27, 1940. Named by US-SCAN for Lt. William M. Walker, captain of the USEE ship Island on Mar. 23, 1839.

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