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
Adams Bluff (AUS) 82° 09' 00.0" S 159° 55' 00.1" E Bluff
Name ID: 171 Place ID: 52

A bluff in the Holyoake Range, at the head of the Errant Glacier, 15 km south-east of Mount Hunt; Plotted by the U.S. Geological Survey from air photographs taken by the US Navy in 1960-62. Named by USACAN after P.L. Adams, meteorologist at Byrd Station in 1961-62 and 1962-63 and McMurdo Station in 1963-64 and 1964-65.

Alberts Glacier (GBR) 66° 52' 00.0" S 64° 50' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 107475 Place ID: 171

flows E into Mill Inlet, Foyn Coast, S of Balch Glacier (q.v.), from which it was recognized as a separate feature following air photography by USN, 23 December 1968; in association with the names of Antarctic historians in this area, named after Fred George Alberts (b.1922), American toponymist; Secretary, ACAN, 1949-80 (APC, 1982, p.3).

Alberts Glacier (USA) 66° 52' 00.0" S 64° 53' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 121660 Place ID: 171

A heavily crevassed glacier c. 8 mi long, flowing E from Avery Plateau, Graham Land, and entering Mill Inlet between Balch Glacier and Southard Promontory. The glacier was photographed from the air by the U.S. Navy in 1968. It was delineated from these photographs by DOS, 1980, and positioned from surveys by FIDS, 1947-57. In association with the names of Antarctic historians in the area, named by UK-APC after Fred G. Alberts, American toponymist; Secretary, US-ACAN, 1949-80.

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