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
Cape Braathen (USA) 71° 53' 00.0" S 96° 06' 00.0" W Cape
Name ID: 122839 Place ID: 1725

Ice-covered cape at the NW termination of Evans Peninsula on Thurston Island. Delineated from aerial photographs taken by USN Squadron VX-6 in January 1960. Named by US-ACAN for Christoffer Braathen, ski expert and dog driver with the ByrdAE of 1928-30.

Sullivan Nunatak (AUS) 82° 31' 00.1" S 156° 34' 59.9" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1725 Place ID: 14216

A nunatak, about 6 km long, about 13 km north-west of Arrowhead Nunatak. Plotted by the US Geological Survey from air photographs taken by the US Navy in 1960-62. Named by USACAN after J.G. Sullivan, geologist at McMurdo Station in the winter of 1961 and in 1961-62.

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