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
Branscomb Glacier (USA) 78° 32' 00.0" S 86° 05' 00.0" W Glacier
Name ID: 122868 Place ID: 1759

A glacier, 6 mi long, flowing W from the NW side of Vinson Massif into Nimitz Glacier, in the Sentinel Range, Ellsworth Mountains. Mapped by USGS from surveys and USN aerial photographs, 1957-60. Named by US-ACAN after Lewis M. Branscomb, Chairman, National Science Board, 1982-84.

Ellyard Nunatak (AUS) 70° 19' 01.9" S 64° 53' 18.5" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1759 Place ID: 4210

A nunatak on the northern side of the Scylla Glacier, about 13 km SSE of Mount B+echervaise in the Athos Range, Prince Charles Mountains. Plotted from ANARE air photographs. Named after D.G. Ellyard, physicist at Mawson in 1966.

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