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
Kaiser-Wilhelm-II.-Land (DEU) 66° 50' 00.0" S 89° 30' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 106945 Place ID: 16047

Wilhelm II Land (AUS) 67° 00' 00.0" S 90° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 1293 Place ID: 16047

That portion of Antarctica between Cape Penck (87º55''20"E) and Cape Filchner (91º58''33" E). Discovered and named by the German Antarctic Expedition (1901-03) under Drygalski. The coast as far west as Gaussberg was explored by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14).

Wilhelm II Land (RUS) 68° 00' 00.0" S 90° 00' 00.0" E Land
Name ID: 121382 Place ID: 16047

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