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
Alasheyev Bight (AUS) 67° 30' 00.0" S 45° 40' 00.1" E Bight
Name ID: 164 Place ID: 163

A bight on the western coast of Enderby Land. Photographed by ANARE aircraft in 1956. Explored and charted by the Soviet Antarctic Expedition, 1957. Named after the Soviet hydrographer, D.A. Alasheyev.

Alaska Canyon (USA) 86° 00' 00.0" S 136° 33' 00.0" W Canyon
Name ID: 121654 Place ID: 164

Deeply incised canyon in the N face of Michigan Plateau. Mapped by USGS from ground surveys and USN air photos, 1960-63. Named by US-ACAN for the University of Alaska, which sent researchers to Antarctica.

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