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
Mount Boyles (GBR) 75° 34' 00.0" S 70° 55' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 107910 Place ID: 1722

highest peak (1485m) in Thomas Mountains (q.v.), Orville Coast, was named after Dr Joseph Michael Boyles, geologist with a USGS field party in the area, 1977-78 (APC, 1986, p.3).

Mount Boyles (USA) 75° 34' 00.0" S 70° 56' 00.0" W Mountain
Name ID: 122836 Place ID: 1722

The highest peak (1,485 m) in the Thomas Mountains (q.v.), located S of Sweeney Mountains in eastern Ellsworth Land. Discovered and roughly mapped by the RARE, 1947-48, led by Cdr. Finn Ronne, USNR. Mapped in greater detail by USGS from surveys and USN aerial photographs, 1961-67. Named by US-ACAN following the visit of a USGS geological party, 1977-78, after Joseph M. Boyles, a geologist with the party.

Ship Nunatak (AUS) 71° 04' 00.1" S 159° 49' 59.9" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1722 Place ID: 13181

A nunatak about 7.4 km south-west of Lee Nunatak in Oates Land. Mapped from air photographs taken by the US Navy. The name is descriptive of the shape of the feature in plan.

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