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
Mistake Crag (GBR) 62° 09' 23.0" S 58° 11' 18.6" W Crag
Name ID: 110176 Place ID: 16603

Crag, formed of sedimentary rock extending N from Cinder Spur, rising to approx. 90 m. above the present glacier on its W side, King George Island, South Shetland Islands. Named in reference to the mistaken belief that Cinder Spur was mainly composed from the adjacent volcanic vent, now proven by snow retreat to be a corrie. (APC,1998).

Mistake Crag (USA) 62° 09' 00.0" S 58° 11' 00.0" W Crag
Name ID: 128969 Place ID: 16603

A slightly bowed crag extending N from Cinder Spur and rising to about 90 m above the presently unnamed glacier on its W side. The name is derived from the mistaken belief that Cinder Spur was mainly composed of cinders from the supposed adjacent volcanic vent, now proved by snow retreat to be a cirque. The crag is formed of sedimentary rock, whereas Cinder Spur is a dyke.

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