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 Widerøe (USA) 72° 08' 00.0" S 23° 30' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 133673 Place ID: 16012

Large mountain rising to 3,180 m between Mount Walnum and Mount Nils Larsen 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 Viggo Wideroe, airplane pilot of this expedition. Remapped by the Norwegians in 1957 from air photos taken on USN Operation HighJump, 1946-47.

Widerøefjellet (NOR) 72° 09' 00.0" S 23° 14' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 116354 Place ID: 16012

Large mountain between Gunnestadbreen and H.E.Hansenbreen in the middle of Sør-Rondane. After Widerøe airline, Norway, which participated on the Lars Christensen expedition, 1936-37.

Widerøefjellet (RUS) 72° 10' 00.0" S 23° 36' 00.0" E Mountain
Name ID: 121377 Place ID: 16012

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