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
Watson Ridge (AUS) 67° 00' 00.0" S 55° 45' 00.0" E Ridge
Name ID: 2354 Place ID: 15780

A rock ridge, partly snow-covered about 20 km NNE of Twin Peaks in Kemp Land. Plotted from ANARE air photographs. First visited by an ANARE party led by I.R. McLeod on 21 February, 1965. Named after R.A. Watson, weather observer at Mawson in 1963.

Watson Ridge (USA) 67° 00' 00.0" S 55° 46' 00.0" E Ridge
Name ID: 133471 Place ID: 15780

Partially snow-covered rock ridge standing 9 mi SE of Mount Storegutt, Enderby Land. Mapped from ANARE surveys and air photos, 1954-66. Named by ANCA for R.A. Watson, weather observer at Mawson Station, 1963.

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