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
Walnum, Mount (USA) 72° 06' 00.0" S 24° 10' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 133404 Place ID: 15701

Large mountain rising to 2,870 m, standing 4 mi E of Mount Wideroe in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1946 from air photos taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition 1936-37 and named for Ragnvald Walnum, one-time chairman of the Norwegian Whaling Board, who prepared an ice chart of Antarctica. Remapped by the Norwegians in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47.

Walnumfjella (NOR) 72° 04' 30.0" S 24° 06' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 116349 Place ID: 15701

Large mountain group including Høyryggen, Verlseyefjellet, Svindlandfjellet, Smalegga, Blaiklockfjellet and Deromfjelletin, between Gunnestadbreen and Jenningsbreen in the middle of Sør-Rondane. After Ragnvald Walnum, one-time chairman of the Norwegian Whaling Board, who prepared an ice chart of Antarctica.

Walnumfjellet (RUS) 72° 08' 00.0" S 24° 02' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 121302 Place ID: 15701

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