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
Breid Bay (USA) 70° 15' 00.0" S 24° 15' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 122905 Place ID: 1813

A bay about 20 mi wide, irregularly indenting, for as much as 12 mi, the ice shelf fringing the coast of Queen Maud Land. This feature was charted and descriptively named "Breidvika" (broad bay) by H.E. Hansen, as a result of aerial photographs made on Feb. 6, 1937 by the Lars Christensen Expedition of 1936-37.

Breidvika (RUS) 70° 15' 00.0" S 24° 15' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 117242 Place ID: 1813

Breivika (NOR) 70° 15' 00.0" S 24° 05' 00.0" E Bay
Name ID: 114941 Place ID: 1813

Bay in the ice shelf on Prinsesse Ragnhild Kyst. Brei=broad.

Fischer Nunatak (AUS) 67° 43' 48.4" S 63° 03' 14.0" E Nunatak
Name ID: 1813 Place ID: 4626

A nunatak about 4 km south of Mt. Henderson in Mac.Robertson land. Plotted by Norwegian cartographers from air photographs taken by the Lars Christensen Expedition (1936-37) and called Sørnuten (The South Peak). This feature was the site of a remote weather station established by ANARE in 1955. Renamed by ANARE after H J L Fischer, Cook at Mawson in 1958.

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