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 Borchgrevink (USA) 72° 07' 00.0" S 23° 08' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 122733 Place ID: 1601

Mountain, 2,390 m, standing 3 mi S of Tanngarden Peaks in the Sor Rondane Mountains. Mapped by Norwegian cartographers in 1957 from air photos taken by USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47, and named for Otto Borchgrevink, leader of the Norwegian whaling expedition 1930-31, which mapped the coast of Antarctica from 51 30 to 59 East.

Mount Schutz (AUS) 69° 46' 00.1" S 159° 16' 00.1" E Mountain
Name ID: 1601 Place ID: 12880

A mountain about 28 km SSE of Parkinson Peak in Oates Land. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. Named after Lieut. Cmdr. A.C. Schutz, Jnr, USN co-pilot and aircraft commander during US Operations Deepfreeze 67 and 68.

Otto Borchgrevinkfjellet (NOR) 72° 07' 00.0" S 22° 51' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 115723 Place ID: 1601

10 km long mountain between Widerøefjellet and H.E.Hansenbreen in the middle of Sør-Rondane. After Otto M. Borchgrevink, captain with Antarctic 1931.

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