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
Wright Bay (AUS) 66° 34' 00.1" S 93° 42' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 70 Place ID: 16230

An embayment on the western side of the Helen Glacier on the coast of Queen Mary Land. Discovered by the Western Base Party of AAE (1911-14). Named by Sir Douglas Mawson after Dr. C.S. Wright of Scott's Terra Nova Expedition (1910-13).

Wright Bay (USA) 66° 34' 00.0" S 93° 37' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 133864 Place ID: 16230

A small bay formed between the W side of Helen Glacier Tongue and the mainland. Discovered by the AAE (1911-14) under Douglas Mawson, who named it for Charles S. Wright of Scott's Terra Nova expedition (1910-13).

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