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
Borchgrevinkisen (USA) 72° 10' 00.0" S 21° 30' 00.0" E
Name ID: 122732 Place ID: 1600

Glacier flowing northward to the W of Taggen Nunatak, at the W end of the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Carsten E. Borchgrevink, Norwegian leader of the BrAE, 1898-1900.

Carsten Borchgrevinkisen (NOR) 71° 40' 00.0" S 18° 00' 00.0" E
Name ID: 114968 Place ID: 1600

Large icecapped area between Fimbulheimen and Sør-Rondane. After Carsten Egeberg Borchgrevink, 1864-1934, Norwegian south-pole explorer, emigrated to Australia. Leader of the first expedition that spendt the winter in Antarctica.

Mount Scherger (AUS) 73° 11' 00.0" S 62° 50' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 1600 Place ID: 12810

A peak in the southern Prince Charles Mountains, just west of Mount McCauley. First seen by Flying Officer J. Seaton, RAAF, during a photographic flight in November, 1956. Mapped by M. Fisher, surveyor at Mawson in 1957.Named after Air Marshal Sir Frederick Scherger, Chief of Air Staff in Australia, 1957-61.

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